openSUSE Security Update : rsync (openSUSE-2018-237)

high Nessus Plugin ID 107244

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This 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).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected rsync packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1076503

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 107244

File Name: openSUSE-2018-237.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/9/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:rsync:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:rsync-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:rsync-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 3/9/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5764