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Re: rssh: incorrect filtering of command line options
From: Derek Martin <code () pizzashack org>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:40:47 -0600
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 12:21:03AM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
Incorrect filtering of command line when using rsync protocol. It was
for example possible to pass dangerous options after a "--" switch. The rsync
protocol support has been added in a Debian (and Fedora/Red Hat) specific
patch, so this vulnerability doesn't affect upstream.
I believe this one was meant to be CVE-2012-2252...
Incorrect filtering of the "--rsh" option: the filter preventing usage of the
"--rsh=" option would not prevent passing "--rsh". This vulnerability affects
I've uploaded rssh-2.3.4 to the project's web page, as well as to
sourceforge. This update includes the fix for CVE-2012-2252, and also
rolls up a fix for CVE-2012-3478, for which I had previously only
posted a patch. Additionally there are some mostly trivial updates
for code and build clean-up.
Derek D. Martin
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