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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      Last Modified:  04/28/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2083
Original release date:
04/28/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://samba.anu.edu.au/ftp/rsync/rsync-2.6.8-NEWS External Source CONFIRM http://samba.anu.edu.au/ftp/rsync/rsync-2.6.8-NEWS
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200605-05.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200605-05
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17788 External Source BID 17788
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0024 External Source TRUSTIX 2006-0024
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1606 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-1606
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26208 External Source XF rsync-xattr-overflow(26208)

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