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CVE-2006-2083 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in the receive_xattr function in the extended attributes patch (xattr.c) for rsync before 2.6.8 might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted extended attributes that trigger a buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/28/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the versions of rsync distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://samba.anu.edu.au/ftp/rsync/rsync-2.6.8-NEWS
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200605-05.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17788
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0024
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1606
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26208

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2083
NVD Published Date:
04/28/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017