Bug 190207 - (CVE-2006-2083) CVE-2006-2083 rsync buffer overflow issue
CVE-2006-2083 rsync buffer overflow issue
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rsync (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
Mike McLean
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Blocks: 170416
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Reported: 2006-04-28 15:44 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-26 10:58:25 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2006-04-28 15:44:37 EDT
rsync buffer overflow issue

The receive_xattr() function creates a buffer by adding two integer
variables together without verifying the resultant sum hasn't caused
an integer overflow.

The fix, which is a patch of a patch is here:


Only the last few lines matter for this patch, the rest is the result
of making a minor modification in a patch.

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