FreeBSD : net/rsync -- multiple zlib issues (085399ab-dfd7-11ea-96e4-80ee73bc7b66)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 139639


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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


rsync developers reports :

Various zlib fixes, including security fixes for CVE-2016-9843, CVE-2016-9842, CVE-2016-9841, and CVE-2016-9840


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 139639

File Name: freebsd_pkg_085399abdfd711ea96e480ee73bc7b66.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 8/18/2020

Updated: 8/20/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rsync, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/16/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/19/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841, CVE-2016-9842, CVE-2016-9843