CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-11-27
Bugzilla: 880177: CVE-2012-2252 rssh: incorrect filtering of rsync --rsh command line option


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in rssh before 2.3.4, when the rsync protocol is enabled, allows local users to bypass intended restricted shell access via the --rsh command line option.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2252 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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