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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-0048

Original release date: 02/27/2002
Last revised: 09/10/2008


Multiple signedness errors (mixed signed and unsigned numbers) in the I/O functions of rsync 2.4.6, 2.3.2, and other versions allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and execute arbitrary code in the rsync client or server.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#800635
External Source: SUSE
Name: SuSE-SA:2002:004
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2002:018
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2002:009
External Source: XF
Name: linux-rsync-root-access(7993)
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBTL0201-022
External Source: CALDERA
Name: CSSA-2002-003.0
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2002:458
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020127 rsync-2.5.2 has security fix (was: Re: [RHSA-2002:018-05] New rsync packages available)
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020128 TSLSA-2002-0025 - rsync
External Source: ENGARDE
Name: ESA-20020125-004
External Source: BID
Name: 3958
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-106
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-02:10

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