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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6199

rsync before 3.0.0pre6, when running a writable rsync daemon that is not using chroot, allows remote attackers to access restricted files via unknown vectors that cause rsync to create a symlink that points outside of the module's hierarchy.
Publish Date : 2007-12-01 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat does not consider this to be a security issue. Versions of rsync as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4 and 5 behave as expected and that behavior was well documented.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6199 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6199

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rsync Rsync 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Rsync Rsync 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Rsync Rsync 2.3.2 1.2m68k Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Rsync Rsync 2.3.2 1.2intel Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Rsync Rsync 2.3.2 1.2arm Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Rsync Rsync 2.3.2 1.2alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Rsync Rsync 2.3.2 1.2sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Rsync Rsync 2.3.2 1.2ppc Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Rsync Rsync 2.3.2 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Rsync Rsync 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Rsync Rsync 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Rsync Rsync 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Rsync Rsync 2.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Rsync Rsync 2.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Rsync Rsync 2.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Rsync Rsync 2.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Rsync Rsync 2.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Rsync Rsync 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Rsync Rsync 2.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Rsync Rsync 2.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Rsync Rsync 2.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Rsync Rsync 2.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Rsync Rsync 2.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Rsync Rsync 2.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Rsync Rsync 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Rsync Rsync 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Rsync Rsync 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Rsync Rsync 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Rsync Rsync 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Rsync Rsync 2.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Rsync Rsync 2.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Rsync Rsync 2.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rsync Rsync 32

- References For CVE-2007-6199
VUPEN ADV-2007-4057
BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0004-1 rsync
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
SECTRACK 1019012
BID 26638 Rsync Use Chroot Insecure File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2014-09-10
VUPEN ADV-2008-2268
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:001

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6199

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