CVE-2018-5764 Detail

Current Description

The parse_arguments function in options.c in rsyncd in rsync before 3.1.3 does not prevent multiple --protect-args uses, which allows remote attackers to bypass an argument-sanitization protection mechanism.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102803 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040276 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://download.samba.org/pub/rsync/src-previews/rsync-3.1.3pre1-NEWS Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.samba.org/rsync.git/?p=rsync.git;a=commit;h=7706303828fcde524222babb2833864a4bd09e07 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00021.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00027.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201805-04 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3543-1/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5764
NVD Published Date:
01/17/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE