Vulnerability CVE-2004-2259


Published: 2004-12-31   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
vsftpd 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.

Vendor: Beasts
Product: Vsftpd 
Version: 1.2.1; 1.2.0;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
ftp://vsftpd.beasts.org/users/cevans/untar/vsftpd-1.2.2/Changelog
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=119136
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2004-164.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10394
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16222
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11049

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