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FreeBSD Ports: rsync

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: rsync CVE-2006-2083 Integer overflow in the receive_xattr function in the extended attributes patch (xattr.c) for rsync before 2.6.8 might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted extended attributes that trigger a buffer overflow.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://samba.anu.edu.au/ftp/rsync/rsync-2.6.8-NEWS http://secunia.com/advisories/19920/ http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/af2a60ed-da3e-11da-93e0-00123ffe8333.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)