vsftpd - lightweight, efficient FTP server written for security

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name vsftpd
Package version 2.3.5
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 279 B
Download size 154.12 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This package provides the "Very Secure FTP Daemon", written from
the ground up with security in mind.
It supports both anonymous and non-anonymous FTP access, PAM authentication,
bandwidth limiting, and the Linux sendfile() facility.


Package Version Architecture Repository
vsftpd_2.3.5-3_i386.deb 2.3.5 i386 Debian Main
vsftpd - - -


Name Value
adduser -
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.7
libcap2 >= 2.10
libpam-modules -
libpam0g >=
libssl1.0.0 >= 1.0.0
libwrap0 >= 7.6-4~
netbase -


Name Value
ftp-server -


Name Value
ftp-server -


Name Value
ftp-server -


Type URL
Binary Package vsftpd_2.3.5-3_amd64.deb
Source Package vsftpd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install vsftpd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install vsftpd




2012-03-04 - Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>
vsftpd (2.3.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Daniel Baumann ]
* Adding changelog entry from squeeze security update.
[ Jonathan Nieder ]
* Adding NEWS file to warn about strengthened checks for writable root
directory inside chroot (Closes: #656900).
[ Daniel Baumann ]
* Manually passing CPPFLAGS into CFLAGS when calling make in rules
(Closes: #655103, #657693).
* Updating package to standards version 3.9.3.
2012-01-21 - Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>
vsftpd (2.3.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Updating build target in rules to actually take up the hardening
flags, thanks to Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org> (Closes:
* Updating to debhelper version 9.
* Simplifying hardening in rules.
* Adding patch from Michael Cree <mcree@orcon.net.nz> to fix FTBFS on
alpha (Closes: #656182).
2012-01-08 - Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>
vsftpd (2.3.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Merging upstream version 2.3.5.
* Rediffing utf8.patch.
* Using compression level 9 also for binary packages.
* Silencing getent calls in postinst (Closes: #641965).
* Adding Dutch debconf translations from Jeroen Schot <schot@a-
eskwadraat.nl> (Closes: #654859).
* Adding Indonesian debconf translations from Mahyuddin Susanto
<udienz@gmail.com> (Closes: #654170).
* Enabling hardening build options (Closes: #644295).
* Updating years in copyright.
2011-09-05 - Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>
vsftpd (2.3.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Merging upstream version 2.3.4:
* Updating maintainer and uploaders fields.
* Removing vcs fields.
* Removing references to my old email address.
* Makging packaging distribution neutral.
* Updating years in copyright file.
* Updating to standards version 3.9.2.
* Compacting copyright file.
* Updating debconf-po files.
* Dropping alpha.patch, not supported anymore.
* Renumbering patches.
* Rediffing s390.patch.
* Simplifying architecture listing for libcap2-dev build-depends,
thanks to Robert Millan <rmh@debian.org> (Closes: #634725).
* Adding Catalan debconf translations from Innocent De Marchi
<tangram.peces@gmail.com> (Closes: #630075).
* Adding patch from Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> to fix a
remote DoS on Linux 2.6.32 (Closes: #629373).
2010-12-20 - Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>
vsftpd (2.3.2-8) experimental; urgency=low
* Updating rules to only link against libcap on linux, thanks to Pino
Toscano <toscano.pino@tiscali.it> (Closes: #607587).
2010-12-19 - Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>
vsftpd (2.3.2-7) experimental; urgency=low
* Improving user checks with getent in postinst scripts, thanks to
Scott Moser <smoser@ubuntu.com> (Closes: #607129).
2010-12-06 - Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>
vsftpd (2.3.2-6) experimental; urgency=low
* Adding Danish debconf translations from Joe Dalton
<joedalton2@yahoo.dk> (Closes: #605069).
2010-11-26 - Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>
vsftpd (2.3.2-5) experimental; urgency=low
* Correcting email address in previous changelog.
* Updating to debhelper version 8.
* Switching to source format 3.0 (quilt).
* Rediffing s390.patch.
2010-11-25 - Daniel Baumann <daniel.baumann@progress-technologies.net>
vsftpd (2.3.2-4) experimental; urgency=low
* Making greps for vsftpd username and group in postinst more robust,
thanks to Serge Hallyn <serge.hallyn@canonical.com> (Closes:

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