CVE-2014-8242

NameCVE-2014-8242
Descriptionlibrsync before 1.0.0 uses a truncated MD4 checksum to match blocks, which makes it easier for remote attackers to modify transmitted data via a birthday attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs776246

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
librsync (PTS)wheezy0.9.7-9vulnerable
buster, sid, jessie, stretch0.9.7-10vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
librsyncsource(unstable)(unfixed)low776246
librsyncsourceexperimental1.0.0-1~exp1medium

Notes

[stretch] - librsync <no-dsa> (Minor issue, too instrusive to backport)
[jessie] - librsync <no-dsa> (Minor issue, too instrusive to backport)
[wheezy] - librsync <no-dsa> (Minor issue, too instrusive to backport)
[squeeze] - librsync <no-dsa> (Minor issue, too instrusive to backport)

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