openSUSE 10 Security Update : rsync (rsync-4793)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a bug in rsync that allowed remote attackers to
access restricted files outside a module's hierarchy if no chroot
setup was used. (CVE-2007-6199) Please read
http://rsync.samba.org/security.html entry from November 28th, 2007 to
get more information about a secure configuration of rsync that also
covers the bug tracked with CVE-2007-6200. This update also fixes some
crashes that only affect rsync-2.6.8 on SLES10.

See also :

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

Solution :

Update the affected rsync package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29789 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6199
CVE-2007-6200

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