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CVE-2008-1720 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in rsync 2.6.9 to 3.0.1, with extended attribute (xattr) support enabled, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/10/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1720
Original release date:
04/10/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
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 (04/15/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of rsync as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:011
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125017764422557&w=2 External Source HP HPSBMA02447
http://rsync.samba.org/ftp/rsync/security/rsync-3.0.1-xattr-alloc.diff Patch External Source CONFIRM http://rsync.samba.org/ftp/rsync/security/rsync-3.0.1-xattr-alloc.diff
http://samba.anu.edu.au/rsync/security.html#s3_0_2 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://samba.anu.edu.au/rsync/security.html#s3_0_2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-16.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200804-16
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=591462&group_id=69227 External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=591462&group_id=69227
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1545 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1545
http://www.mail-archive.com/rsync-announce@lists.samba.org/msg00057.html External Source MLIST [rsync-announce] 20080408 Rsync 3.0.2 released w/xattr security fix (attn: 2.6.9 onward)
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:084 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:084
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28726 External Source BID 28726
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019835 External Source SECTRACK 1019835
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-600-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-600-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1191/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1191
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1215/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1215
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41766 External Source XF rsync-xattr-bo(41766)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00237.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3047
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00247.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3060

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.8.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:2.9.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:3.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:samba:rsync:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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