vsftpd Compromised Source Packages Backdoor Vulnerability

Published: 2011-07-05 12:24:57

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
The repaired Linux Distribution Package can be downloaded from the referenced link. Please validate the Linux Distribution Package with its signature.

Summary:
vsftpd is prone to a backdoor vulnerability.

Impact:
Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary commands in the context of the application. Successful attacks will compromise the affected application.

Affected Versions:
The vsftpd 2.3.4 source Linux Distribution Package is affected.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48539

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48539
http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2011/07/alert-vsftpd-download-backdoored.html
https://security.appspot.com/vsftpd.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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