Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that rsync incorrectly handled memory when certain
recursion, deletion and ownership options were used. If a user were
tricked into connecting to a malicious server, a remote attacker could
cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code with privileges of
the user invoking the program.
Update the affected rsync package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : false