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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2375

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.
Publish Date : 2008-07-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-06-28 2006-06-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2375 unix
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 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10138 unix
RHSA-2008:0579: vsftpd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080579 unix
RHSA-2008:0680: vsftpd security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080680 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2375

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Redhat Vsftpd 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Redhat Vsftpd 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Redhat Vsftpd 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Redhat Vsftpd 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Redhat Vsftpd 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Redhat Vsftpd 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Redhat Vsftpd 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Redhat Vsftpd 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Redhat Vsftpd 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Redhat Vsftpd 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Redhat Vsftpd 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Redhat Vsftpd 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Redhat Vsftpd 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Vsftpd 31

- References For CVE-2008-2375 CONFIRM CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1020546
VUPEN ADV-2008-2820
BUGTRAQ 20080708 rPSA-2008-0217-1 vsftpd
BID 30364 vsftpd FTP Server Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-14
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0680
MLIST [oss-security] 20080630 CVE-2008-2375 older vsftpd authentication memory leak

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2375

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