Bug 190208 - CVE-2006-2083 rsync buffer overflow issue
CVE-2006-2083 rsync buffer overflow issue
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rsync (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Simo Sorce
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Reported: 2006-04-28 15:45 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.6.8-1
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Last Closed: 2007-02-16 09:47:08 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2006-04-28 15:45:01 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:

http://cvs.samba.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/rsync/patches/xattrs.diff.diff?r1=1.23&r2=1.24

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


This issue also affects FC4

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