23648 : Apple Mac OS X rsync Extended Attribute Transfer Remote Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-02-28

Description

A remote overflow exists in Mac OS X. The rsync server fails to validate extended attributes resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch (2006-001) to address this vulnerability.

Products

Apple Inc.
Mac OS X
10.4
10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4
10.4.5

References

Tools & Filters

20990
3273

Credit

  • Jan-Derk Bakker -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-03-03 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_1 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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