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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1097

Original release date: 03/30/2011
Last revised: 02/20/2014


rsync 3.x before 3.0.8, when certain recursion, deletion, and ownership options are used, allows remote rsync servers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via malformed data.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025256
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0792
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://gitweb.samba.org/?p=rsync.git;a=commit;h=83b94efa6b60a3ff5eee4c5f7812c617a90a03f6
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://rsync.samba.org/ftp/rsync/src/rsync-3.0.8-NEWS
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-4427
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0390
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:066
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0873
External Source: MLIST
Name: [rsync] 20110122 rsync -rcv printing out filenames when content identical
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-4389
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-4413
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7936
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0793
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0876
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:009
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=675036
Type: Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBMU02752

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