Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsync (MDVSA-2011:066)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability wase discovered and corrected in rsync :

rsync 3.x before 3.0.8, when certain recursion, deletion, and
ownership options are used, allows remote rsync servers to cause a
denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or
possibly execute arbitrary code via malformed data (CVE-2011-1097).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected rsync package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53302 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47064

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1097

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