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Vulnerability Details : 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.
Publish Date : 2006-04-28 Last Update Date : 2017-07-19
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the versions of rsync distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2083

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Andrew Tridgell Rsync 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Andrew Tridgell Rsync 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Andrew Tridgell Rsync 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Andrew Tridgell Rsync 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Andrew Tridgell Rsync 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Andrew Tridgell Rsync 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Andrew Tridgell Rsync 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Andrew Tridgell Rsync 2.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Andrew Tridgell Rsync 8

- References For CVE-2006-2083
XF rsync-xattr-overflow(26208)
VUPEN ADV-2006-1606
TRUSTIX 2006-0024
BID 17788 RSync Receive_XATTR Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2006-05-08

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2083

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