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<title>Pure-FTPd: Potential DoS when maximum connections is reached</title>
Pure-FTPd contains a bug potentially allowing a Denial of Service attack
when the maximum number of connections is reached.
<product type="ebuild">Pure-FTPd</product>
<announced>July 04, 2004</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<package name="net-ftp/pure-ftpd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.18-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.0.18</vulnerable>
Pure-FTPd is a fast, production-quality and standards-compliant FTP
Pure-FTPd contains a bug in the accept_client function handling the
setup of new connections.
<impact type="normal">
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 &quot;&gt;=net-ftp/pure-ftpd-1.0.18-r1&quot;
# emerge &quot;&gt;=net-ftp/pure-ftpd-1.0.18-r1&quot;</code>
<uri link="">Pure-FTPd website</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2004-0656</uri>
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