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rPSA-2008-0217-1 vsftpd
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 18:15:49 -0400

rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0217-1
Published: 2008-07-08
Products:
    rPath Linux 1

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
    Remote Non-deterministic Denial of Service
Updated Versions:
    vsftpd=conary.rpath.com () rpl:1/2.0.3-13.4-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2640

References:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2375

Description:
    Previous versions of the vsftpd package are vulnerable to a Denial
    of Service attack in which a remote attacker may be able to trigger
    excessive memory consumption by performing a large number of invalid
    authentication attempts.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0217

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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