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, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1545-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rsync (PTS)buster3.1.3-6fixed
bullseye3.2.3-4+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid, trixie3.2.7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rsyncsourceetch2.6.9-2etch2DSA-1545-1
rsyncsource(unstable)3.0.2-1

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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