[ GLSA 201110-07 ] vsftpd: Denial of Service



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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201110-07
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: vsftpd: Denial of Service
Date: October 10, 2011
Bugs: #357001
ID: 201110-07

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Synopsis
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A Denial of Service vulnerability was found in vsftpd.

Background
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vsftpd is a very secure FTP daemon written with speed, size and
security in mind.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-ftp/vsftpd < 2.3.4 >= 2.3.4

Description
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A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in vsftpd. Please
review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote authenticated attacker could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All vsftpd users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/vsftpd-2.3.4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2011-0762
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0762

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-07.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@xxxxxxxxxx or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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