Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsync (MDVSA-2015:131)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated rsync package fixes security vulnerability :

Ryan Finnie discovered that rsync 3.1.0 contains a denial of service
issue when attempting to authenticate using a nonexistent username. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service via
CPU consumption (CVE-2014-2855).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0065.html

Solution :

Update the affected rsync package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82384 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2855

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