GLSA-201801-16 : rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106087


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201801-16 (rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rsync. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could bypass intended access restrictions or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All rsync users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/rsync-3.1.2-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106087

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201801-16.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/17

Modified: 2018/01/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:rsync, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/17

Reference Information

GLSA: 201801-16