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CVE-2007-6199 Detail

Description

rsync before 3.0.0pre6, when running a writable rsync daemon that is not using chroot, allows remote attackers to access restricted files via unknown vectors that cause rsync to create a symlink that points outside of the module's hierarchy.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/01/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6199
Original release date:
12/01/2007
Last revised:
01/06/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/06/2007)

Red Hat does not consider this to be a security issue. Versions of rsync as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4 and 5 behave as expected and that behavior was well documented.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Jul/msg00003.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:001
http://rsync.samba.org/security.html#s3_0_0 External Source CONFIRM http://rsync.samba.org/security.html#s3_0_0
http://secunia.com/advisories/61005 External Source SECUNIA 61005
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019012 External Source SECTRACK 1019012
http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/500/sol15549.html External Source CONFIRM http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/500/sol15549.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0257 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0257
http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:011 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:011
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487991/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0004-1 rsync
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26638 Patch External Source BID 26638
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4057 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4057
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2268 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2268

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.3.2_1.2alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.3.2_1.2arm:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.3.2_1.2intel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.3.2_1.2m68k:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.3.2_1.2ppc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.3.2_1.2sparc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.3.2_1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rsync:rsync:2.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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