FreeBSD : rsync buffer overflow in server mode (5729b8ed-5d75-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

When rsync is run in server mode, a buffer overflow could allow a
remote attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
rsync server. Anonymous rsync servers are at the highest risk.

See also :

http://lists.samba.org/archive/rsync-announce/2003/000011.html
http://rsync.samba.org/#security
http://www.nessus.org/u?67500ec4

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36807 (freebsd_pkg_5729b8ed5d7511d880e30020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0962

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