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rsync before 3.0.0pre6 - CVE-2007-6199

Released: Apr 24, 2008     Updated: Apr 24, 2008


rsync before 3.0.0pre6, when running a writable rsync daemon that is not using chroot, allows remote attackers to access restricted files via unknown vectors that cause rsync to create a symlink that points outside of the module's hierarchy.


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. IDENTIFIER = WIND00118347

Product Version

Linux Platforms 2.0


Installation Notes

Installation Notes for 2.0 for 2.0 for 1.4 for 1.5

For each patch:

1. Unzip the patch under [install_dir]/updates

2. Install the patch CD by entering the patch CD directory and run setup_linux.

3. This is a source only patch so you will have to build the kernel

4. Issue a make fs and make the kernel in a configured directory.

5. Upload the kernel and rootfs into the target and boot it up.

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