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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
Description Last Modified:  12/01/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Jul/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00002.html
http://rsync.samba.org/security.html#s3_0_0
http://secunia.com/advisories/61005
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019012
http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/500/sol15549.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0257
http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:011
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487991/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26638 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4057
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6199
NVD Published Date:
12/01/2007
NVD Last Modified:
01/06/2017