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Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:40:08 -0400
From: Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject: CVE Request: rsync denial of service


Ryan Finnie discovered that rsync 3.1.0 contains a denial of service issue when
attempting to authenticate using a nonexistent username. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to cause a denial of service via CPU consumption.

Bug reports:


Could a CVE please be assigned to this issue?



Marc Deslauriers
Ubuntu Security Engineer     |
Canonical Ltd.               |

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