vsftpd '__tzfile_read()' Function Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FTP

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

vsftpd is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied data.

Affected Software

Affected Software

vsftpd 2.3.4 is affected. Other versions may also be vulnerable.

Solution

Solution

A fixed version 2.3.5 is available. Please see the references for more information.

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