rsync < 2.5.2 Signedness Error Array Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1897

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote rsync server might be vulnerable to an array index overflow. An attacker may use this flaw to gain a shell on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to rsync 2.5.2 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1897

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 1896

Nessus ID: 11390

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:andrew_tridgell:rsync

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0048

BID: 3958