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rsync -- off by one stack overflow

Affected packages
rsync < 2.6.9_1


VuXML ID af8e3a0c-5009-11dc-8a43-003048705d5a
Discovery 2007-08-15
Entry 2007-08-21
Modified 2007-08-23

BugTraq reports:

The rsync utility is prone to an off-by-one buffer-overflow vulnerability. This issue is due to a failure of the application to properly bounds-check user-supplied input.

Successfully exploiting this issue may allow arbitrary code-execution in the context of the affected utility.


Bugtraq ID 25336
CVE Name CVE-2007-4091