CVE-2008-2375

NameCVE-2008-2375
DescriptionMemory leak in a certain Red Hat deployment of vsftpd before 2.0.5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3 and 4, when PAM is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of invalid authentication attempts within the same session, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-5962.
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NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vsftpd (PTS)stretch3.0.3-8fixed
bullseye, buster, sid3.0.3-12fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vsftpdsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- vsftpd <not-affected> (debian versions all include the fix)

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