CVE-2008-1720

NameCVE-2008-1720
DescriptionBuffer overflow in rsync 2.6.9 to 3.0.1, with extended attribute (xattr) support enabled, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1545-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rsync (PTS)wheezy3.0.9-4fixed
jessie3.1.1-3fixed
stretch, sid3.1.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rsyncsource(unstable)3.0.2-1high
rsyncsourceetch2.6.9-2etch2highDSA-1545-1

Notes

Etch is affected (it enables the acl upstream patch)
http://samba.anu.edu.au/rsync/security.html#s3_0_2

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