FreeBSD : rsync buffer overflow in server mode (167)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update

Description :

The following package needs to be updated: rsync

See also :

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=213957
http://rsync.samba.org/#security
http://secunia.com/advisories/9096
http://www.gnu.org/software/gnats/gnats.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-60.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-61.html
http://www.osvdb.org/2190
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2008-10.php
http://www.securiteam.com/unixfocus/5CP0N0UAAA.html
http://x82.inetcop.org/h0me/adv1sor1es/INCSA.2003-0x82-018-GNATS-bt.txt
http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/5729b8ed-5d75-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a.html

Solution :

Update the package on the remote host

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 12609 (freebsd_rsync_257.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0962

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