Fedora Core 1 : rsync-2.5.7-2 (2003-030)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

A heap overflow bug exists in rsync versions prior to 2.5.7. On
machines where the rsync server has been enabled, a remote attacker
could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code as an unprivileged user.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2003-0962 to this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?38f14d17

Solution :

Update the affected rsync and / or rsync-debuginfo packages.

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: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13666 (fedora_2003-030.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0962

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