CVE-2007-6199 Detail

Current 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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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/1/487991/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26638 Patch 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4057
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2268

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-16 Configuration cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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:
10/15/2018
Source:
MITRE