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CVE-2007-5962 - Blasting Juries

Description

Memory leak in a certain Red Hat patch applied to vsftpd 2.0.5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora 6 through 8 and on Foresight Linux and rPath appliances allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of CWD commands as demonstrated by an attack on a daemon with the deny_file configuration option.

Reference

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/10 http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/12 http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/8 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=397011 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0295.html http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29322 http://securitytracker.com/id?1020079 http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0185 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00691.html https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00681.html http://secunia.com/advisories/30354 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00699.html http://secunia.com/advisories/30341 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1600 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42593 https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5814 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8850 http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493167/100/0/threaded