Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Sebastian Krahmer discovered that rsync could overflow when handling
ACLs. An attacker could construct a malicious set of files that when
processed by rsync could lead to arbitrary code execution or a crash.
Update the affected rsync package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31966 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1720