SUSE SLES11 Security Update : rsync (SUSE-SU-2018:0172-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106261
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for rsync fixes one issues. This security issue was fixed :
- CVE-2018-5764: The parse_arguments function in options.c did not prevent multiple --protect-args uses, which allowed remote attackers to bypass an argument-sanitization protection mechanism (bsc#1076503)
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-rsync-13428=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-rsync-13428=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.