This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
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).
Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected rsync package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false