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CVE-2017-16548

Description

The receive_xattr function in xattrs.c in rsync 3.1.2 and 3.1.3-development does not check for a trailing \'\\0\' character in an xattr name, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by sending crafted data to the daemon.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 9.8
Component: rsync
Publish Date: Nov 6, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Nov 6, 2017

Find out more about CVE-2017-16548 from the MITRE-CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


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Notes
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