openSUSE Security Update : rsh (rsh-182)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

in.rexecd was not using the system wide limits, potentially allowing
remote rexec users to exhaust all system resources.

This patch fixes it.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=422442

Solution :

Update the affected rsh packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40120 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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