CVE-2007-5962

NameCVE-2007-5962
DescriptionMemory 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.
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NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vsftpd (PTS)jessie3.0.2-17+deb8u1fixed
stretch3.0.3-8fixed
bullseye, sid, buster3.0.3-12fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vsftpdsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- vsftpd <not-affected> (Vulnerability in Red Hat-specific patch)

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