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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200709-13
(rsync: Two buffer overflows)
Sebastian Krahmer from the SUSE Security Team discovered two off-by-one
errors in the function 'f_name()' in file sender.c when processing
overly long directory names.
A remote attacker could entice a user to synchronize a repository
containing specially crafted directories, leading to the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All rsync users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/rsync-2.6.9-r3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 26103 (gentoo_GLSA-200709-13.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4091
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