Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsync (MDVSA-2008:084)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Sebastian Krahmer of SUSE discovered that rsync could overflow when
handling ACLs. An attacker could construct a malicious set of files
that, when processed, could lead to arbitrary code execution or a
crash (CVE-2008-1720).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected rsync package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36629 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-084.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1720

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