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1.213. vsftpd

1.213.1. RHBA-2009:1664: bug fix update

Note

This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as errata RHBA-2009:1664
An updated vsftpd package that fixes a bug is now available.
The vsftpd package includes a Very Secure FTP (File Transfer Protocol) daemon.
This updated vsftpd package fixes the following bug:
* certain vsftpd commands such as "ls" accept wildcard (globbing) characters, which allows matching multiple files with a single command. However, these commands did not "expand" any wildcard characters beyond the first one in any given string, which could have caused a failure to match certain files. With this update, vsftpd's commands which accept wildcards now expand all such characters fully, thus enabling them to match file names as expected. (BZ#544278)
All users of vsftpd are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which resolves this issue.

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