Pure-FTPd contains a bug potentially allowing a Denial of Service attack when the maximum number of connections is reached.
|Package||net-ftp/pure-ftpd on all architectures|
|Affected versions||<= 1.0.18|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.0.18-r1|
Pure-FTPd is a fast, production-quality and standards-compliant FTP server.
Pure-FTPd contains a bug in the accept_client function handling the setup of new connections.
When the maximum number of connections is reached an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform a Denial of Service attack.
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest available version.
All Pure-FTPd users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync # emerge -pv ">=net-ftp/pure-ftpd-1.0.18-r1" # emerge ">=net-ftp/pure-ftpd-1.0.18-r1"
July 04, 2004
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