ID CVE-2008-2375
Summary Memory 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.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:vsftpd:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.1 (as of 11-10-2018 - 20:41)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:02:08.511-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description Memory 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.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10138
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Memory 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.
version 29
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 453376
    title CVE-2008-2375 older vsftpd authentication memory leak
    oval
    OR
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304026
    • AND
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304025
      • comment vsftpd is earlier than 0:2.0.1-6.el4
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080680001
      • comment vsftpd is signed with Red Hat master key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080680002
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0680
    released 2008-07-24
    severity Moderate
    title RHSA-2008:0680: vsftpd security and bug fix update (Moderate)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0579
rpms
  • vsftpd-0:1.2.1-3E.16
  • vsftpd-debuginfo-0:1.2.1-3E.16
  • vsftpd-0:2.0.1-6.el4
  • vsftpd-debuginfo-0:2.0.1-6.el4
refmap via4
bid 30364
bugtraq 20080708 rPSA-2008-0217-1 vsftpd
confirm
mlist [oss-security] 20080630 CVE-2008-2375 older vsftpd authentication memory leak
sectrack 1020546
secunia
  • 31007
  • 31223
  • 32263
vupen ADV-2008-2820
Last major update 11-10-2018 - 20:41
Published 09-07-2008 - 00:41
Last modified 11-10-2018 - 20:41
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