SUSE SLES11 Security Update : vsftpd (SUSE-SU-2015:0136-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83672


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


The vsftp daemon was not handling the 'deny_file' option properly, allowing unauthorized access in some specific scenarios.(bnc#900326).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-vsftpd-10161

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-vsftpd-10161

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83672

File Name: suse_SU-2015-0136-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2015/09/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:vsftpd, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/23