SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : rsync (SUSE-SU-2016:0173-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for rsync fixes two security issues and two non-security
bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

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

- CVE-2014-9512: Malicious servers could send files
outside of the transferred directory (bsc#915410)

The following non-security bugs were fixed :

- bsc#922710: Prevent rsyncd from spamming the log when
trying to register SLP.

- bsc#898513: slp support broke rsync usage.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/898513
https://bugzilla.suse.com/900914
https://bugzilla.suse.com/915410
https://bugzilla.suse.com/922710
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8242.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9512.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?7a8858eb

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-113=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-113=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-113=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-113=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88007 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74366

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8242
CVE-2014-9512

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