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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-16548: rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-16548: rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/18/2018
Modified
01/18/2018

Description

The receive_xattr function in xattrs.c in rsync 3.1.2 and 3.1.3-development does not check for a trailing '\0' character in an xattr name, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by sending crafted data to the daemon.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-rsync

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