Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 252394
CVE-2007-4091 rsync off by one flaw
Last modified: 2016-03-04 07:55:03 EST
rsync contains an off by one stack overflow flaw. This flaw can result in a
NULL byte written past the end of the stack variable.
More information is located here:
The patch is here:
This flaw does 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, the use of -fstack-protector when building the binary renders this flaw
It should be noted that when running rsync in daemon mode, the daemon spawn a
worker process to handle the connection. This flaw would not be a denial of