SuSE9 Security Update : rsync (YOU Patch Number 12038)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

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.

This is a reissue of another post-SP4 rsync update.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-6199.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-6200.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12038.

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: 41181 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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