Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pure-ftpd (MDVSA-2011:094)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54589


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A denial-of-service (DoS) attack related to glob brace expansion was discovered and fixed in pure-ftpd (CVE-2011-0418).

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The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest 1.0.32 version which is not vulnerable to this issue.


Update the affected pure-ftpd, pure-ftpd-anon-upload and / or pure-ftpd-anonymous packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54589

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-094.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/05/20

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:pure-ftpd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:pure-ftpd-anon-upload, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:pure-ftpd-anonymous, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0418

BID: 47671

MDVSA: 2011:094