CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2011-03-01
Bugzilla: 681667: CVE-2011-0762 vsftpd: remote DoS via crafted glob pattern


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The vsf_filename_passes_filter function in ls.c in vsftpd before 2.3.3 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and process slot exhaustion) via crafted glob expressions in STAT commands in multiple FTP sessions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-2632.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0762 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (vsftpd) RHSA-2011:0337 March 09, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (vsftpd) RHSA-2011:0337 March 09, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (vsftpd) RHSA-2011:0337 March 09, 2011

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