openSUSE Security Update : rsync (openSUSE-2015-659)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

rsync was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2014-8242: Checksum collisions leading to a denial
of service (bsc#900914).

This non-security issue was fixed :

- reintroduce 'use slp' directive (bsc#922710)

- disable it by default

- slp doesn't seem to be used much and it often caused
problems (eg boo#898513, bsc#922710)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected rsync packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86394 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8242

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