Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : rsync (MDKSA-2004:042)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Rsync before 2.6.1 does not properly sanitize paths when running a
read/write daemon without using chroot, allows remote attackers to
write files outside of the module's path.

The updated packages provide a patched rsync to correct this problem.

See also :

http://rsync.samba.org/index.html

Solution :

Update the affected rsync package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14141 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-042.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0426

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