Fedora Core 2 : rsync-2.6.2-1.fc2.0 (2004-269)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update backports a security fix to a path-sanitizing flaw that
affects rsync when it is used in daemon mode without also using
chroot.

For more information see http://samba.org/rsync/#security_aug04

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://samba.org/rsync/#security_aug04
http://www.nessus.org/u?2cfd9c1f

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14321 (fedora_2004-269.nasl)

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