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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
Description Last Modified:  04/10/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
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
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125017764422557&w=2
http://rsync.samba.org/ftp/rsync/security/rsync-3.0.1-xattr-alloc.diff Patch
http://samba.anu.edu.au/rsync/security.html#s3_0_2 Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-16.xml
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=591462&group_id=69227
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1545
http://www.mail-archive.com/rsync-announce@lists.samba.org/msg00057.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:084
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28726
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019835
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1191/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1215/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41766
https://usn.ubuntu.com/600-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00237.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00247.html

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1720
NVD Published Date:
04/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018