CVE-2008-1720 Detail

Current 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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.