rsync < 2.5.7 Unspecified Remote Heap Overflow

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be run on the remote server.

Description :

The remote rsync server is affected by a heap buffer overflow
condition when running in server mode. An attacker can exploit this
issue to gain a shell on the host and execute arbitrary code.

Note that since rsync does not advertise its version number and since
there are few details about this flaw at this time, this might be a
false positive.

Solution :

Upgrade to rsync version 2.5.7

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 11943 ()

Bugtraq ID: 9153

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0962