CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-03-26
Bugzilla: 675036: CVE-2011-1097 rsync: Incremental file-list corruption due to temporary file_extra_cnt increments


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

rsync 3.x before 3.0.8, when certain recursion, deletion, and ownership options are used, allows remote rsync servers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via malformed data.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1097 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (rsync) RHSA-2011:0390 March 28, 2011

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Wayne Davison and Matt McCutchen for reporting this issue.

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