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[ GLSA 201110-07 ] vsftpd: Denial of Service
From: Tobias Heinlein <keytoaster () gentoo org>
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 23:59:40 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201110-07
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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
==========

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

Affected packages
=================

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

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

A remote authenticated attacker could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

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
============

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?
=========

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 () gentoo org 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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