Descriptionvsftpd before 1.2.2, when under heavy load, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a SIGCHLD signal during a malloc or free call, which is not re-entrant.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vsftpd (PTS)jessie3.0.2-17+deb8u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster3.0.3-12fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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