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Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 00:10:52 +0300
From: Michail Litvak <>
Subject: Re: vsftpd CVE-2007-5962 (Red Hat / Fedora specific)

Hello Jonathan Smith! 

 Wed, May 21, 2008 at 11:34:42AM -0800, smithj wrote about "Re: [oss-security] vsftpd CVE-2007-5962 (Red Hat / Fedora specific)": 

> Tomas Hoger wrote:
> | This is just a heads-up.  We are releasing updated vsftpd packages
> | containing a fix for a minor memory leak identified by CVE-2007-5962.
> The memory leak itself is CVE-2007-5962? Or is the CVE for the original
> issue where deny_hosts didn't work as expected? It doesn't seem to be
> public.

As I understand RH released patch to fix problem with deny_file
statement (not hosts) --

But introduce memory leak (CVE-2007-5962) and release package with
fixed version of their patch.

Please correct me if I make mistake, but seems this is a typo and
You mean deny_file, not deny_hosts.


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