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From: Tobias Heinlein <keytoaster@g.o>
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Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201110-07 ] vsftpd: Denial of Service
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 22:37:16
Message-Id: 4E936ACC.5010407@gentoo.org
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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
==========

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
===========

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
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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@g.o 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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