Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : rsh (MDKSA-2005:100)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability in the rcp protocol was discovered that allows a
server to instruct a client to write arbitrary files outside of the
current directory, which could potentially be a security concern if a
user used rcp to copy files from a malicious server.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected rsh and / or rsh-server packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18497 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-100.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0175

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