SuSE9 Security Update : vsftpd (YOU Patch Number 12690)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53823


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


Certain file patterns could cause vsftpd to consume excessive CPU resulting in denial of service (CVE-2011-0762). This has been fixed.


Apply YOU patch number 12690.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53823

File Name: suse9_12690.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/06

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0762