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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107244


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected rsync packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107244

File Name: openSUSE-2018-237.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rsync, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rsync-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rsync-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5764