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From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2008 21:38:20 -0400
rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0185-1
rPath Linux 2
Exposure Level Classification:
Remote Non-deterministic Denial of Service
vsftpd=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/2.0.6-2-0.1
rPath Issue Tracking System:
Previous versions of the vsftpd package are vulnerable to a Denial
of Service attack in which remote attackers may be able to trigger
excessive memory consumption by issuing a large number of commands.
vsftpd is not installed by default on rPath Linux 2 systems, and the
default vsftpd.conf file provided with vsftpd does not establish a
vulnerable configuration; therefore only systems customized to include
and reconfigure vsftpd may be vulnerable.
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- rPSA-2008-0185-1 vsftpd rPath Update Announcements (Jun 06)