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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4091

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.
Publish Date : 2007-08-15 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

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.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-4091 unix
DSA-1360-1 rsync - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18917 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-4091

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rsync Rsync 2.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rsync Rsync 1

- References For CVE-2007-4091
GENTOO GLSA-200709-13
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-335-01
VUPEN ADV-2007-2915
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:017
BUGTRAQ 20070823 FLEA-2007-0047-1 rsync
TRUSTIX 2007-0026
XF rsync-fname-bo(36072) CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
BID 25336 Rsync F_Name Off-By-One Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-09-10

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4091

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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