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CVE-2007-6200

Published: 1 December 2007

Unspecified vulnerability in rsync before 3.0.0pre6, when running a writable rsync daemon, allows remote attackers to bypass exclude, exclude_from, and filter and read or write hidden files via (1) symlink, (2) partial-dir, (3) backup-dir, and unspecified (4) dest options.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
rsync
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
edgy Needed
(reached end-of-life)
feisty Needed
(reached end-of-life)
gutsy Needed
(reached end-of-life)
hardy Not vulnerable
(2.6.9-6ubuntu1)
intrepid Not vulnerable
(2.6.9-6ubuntu1)
jaunty Not vulnerable
(2.6.9-6ubuntu1)
karmic Not vulnerable
(2.6.9-6ubuntu1)
lucid Not vulnerable
(2.6.9-6ubuntu1)
maverick Not vulnerable
(2.6.9-6ubuntu1)
natty Not vulnerable
(2.6.9-6ubuntu1)
oneiric Not vulnerable
(2.6.9-6ubuntu1)
upstream
Released (2.6.9-5.1)
Patches:
upstream: http://rsync.samba.org/ftp/rsync/munge-symlinks-2.6.9.diff

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
lowering priority as it is only for rsyncd.  This is a non-standard
configuration. There is currently no patch (though it seems one is being
worked on), but there is a workaround: use this in rsyncd.conf:
refuse options = --*-dest --partial-dir --backup-dir
Should have a man page update if pushing this out without a patch

References