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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      Last Modified:  08/15/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4091
Original release date:
08/15/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized 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 (08/22/2007)

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 Type Source Name
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.bugs.general/291908 External Source CONFIRM http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.bugs.general/291908
http://c-skills.blogspot.com/2007/08/cve-2007-4091.html External Source CONFIRM http://c-skills.blogspot.com/2007/08/cve-2007-4091.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/61039 External Source SECUNIA 61039
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200709-13.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200709-13
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.481089 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-335-01
http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/500/sol15548.html External Source CONFIRM http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/500/sol15548.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1360 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1360
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_17_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:017
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/477628/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070823 FLEA-2007-0047-1 rsync
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25336 External Source BID 25336
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/ External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0026
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-500-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-500-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2915 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2915
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36072 External Source XF rsync-fname-bo(36072)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1647 External Source CONFIRM 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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