rsync Traversal Arbitrary File Creation

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary files may be overwritten on the remote host.

Description :

The remote rsync server might be vulnerable to a path traversal
issue.

An attacker may use this flaw to gain access to arbitrary files hosted
outside of a module directory.

Solution :

Upgrade to rsync 2.6.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 12230 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10247

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0426