CVE Database

CVE-2003-0962

Impact: Critical
Public: 2003-12-04

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in rsync before 2.5.7, when running in server mode, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and possibly escape the chroot jail.

Find out more about CVE-2003-0962 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (rsync) RHSA-2003:399 December 04, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2003:398 December 04, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.2 RHSA-2003:398 December 04, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.3 RHSA-2003:398 December 04, 2003
Red Hat Linux 8.0 RHSA-2003:398 December 04, 2003
Red Hat Linux 9 RHSA-2003:398 December 04, 2003
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (rsync) RHSA-2003:399 December 04, 2003

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the rsync team for their rapid response and quick fix for this issue.

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