VDB-68991 · CVE-2015-1419 · BID 72451

vsftpd 3.0.2 deny_file unknown vulnerability

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A vulnerability was found in vsftpd 3.0.2 (File Transfer Software). It has been classified as problematic. This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in vsftp 3.0.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass access restrictions via unknown vectors, related to deny_file parsing.

The weakness was released 01/19/2015 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at security.appspot.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-1419 since 01/27/2015. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 81623 (openSUSE Security Update : vsftpd (openSUSE-2015-197)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (81623). Further details are available at lists.opensuse.org. Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-4375, VDB-21539, VDB-23164 and VDB-43110.





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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 81623
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : vsftpd (openSUSE-2015-197)
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OpenVAS ID: 103430
OpenVAS Name: vsftpd < 3.0.3 Security Bypass Vulnerability
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01/19/2015 🔍
01/27/2015 +8 days 🔍
01/28/2015 +1 days 🔍
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Advisory: security.appspot.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-1419 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1031670 - vsftpd deny_file Parsing Bug Has Unspecified Impact
Vulnerability Center: 49082 - vsftp 3.0.2 and Earlier Remote Bypass Restrictions via Unspecified Vectors Related to deny_file parsing, Medium
SecurityFocus: 72451 - vsftpd CVE-2015-1419 Security Bypass Vulnerability
Secunia: 62415

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Created: 02/02/2015 11:43 AM
Updated: 03/08/2022 09:28 AM
Changes: 02/02/2015 11:43 AM (67), 06/23/2017 10:21 AM (8), 03/08/2022 09:28 AM (3)
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