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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4091

Original release date: 08/15/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple off-by-one errors in the sender.c in rsync 2.6.9 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via directory names that are not properly handled when calling the f_name function.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
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 (08/22/2007)
Not vulnerable. This flaw did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4 due to the version of rsync. This flaw does exist in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, but due to the nature of the flaw it is not exploitable with any security consequence due to stack-protector.

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26634
External Source: BID
Name: 25336
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0026
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26518
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26493
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:017
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26543
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27896
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-500-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1360
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://c-skills.blogspot.com/2007/08/cve-2007-4091.html
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-335-01
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26911
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26537
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.bugs.general/291908
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200709-13
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26822
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1647
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2915
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070823 FLEA-2007-0047-1 rsync
External Source: XF
Name: rsync-fname-bo(36072)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26548

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