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CVE-2007-4091 Detail

Description

Multiple off-by-one errors in the sender.c in rsync 2.6.9 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via directory names that are not properly handled when calling the f_name function.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/15/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/22/2007)

Not vulnerable. This flaw did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4 due to the version of rsync. This flaw does exist in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, but due to the nature of the flaw it is not exploitable with any security consequence due to stack-protector.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.bugs.general/291908
http://c-skills.blogspot.com/2007/08/cve-2007-4091.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/61039
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200709-13.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.481089
http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/500/sol15548.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1360
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_17_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/477628/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25336
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-500-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2915
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36072
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1647

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4091
NVD Published Date:
08/15/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017