Fedora Core 5 : rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5 (2006-599)

High Nessus Plugin ID 24119


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Mon May 8 2006 Jay Fenlason <fenlason at redhat.com> 2.6.8-1.FC5

- New upstream release

- Use the upstream xattr patch instead of mine. This closes bz#190208 CVE-2006-2083 rsync buffer overflow issue

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected rsync and / or rsync-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24119

File Name: fedora_2006-599.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/01/17

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:rsync, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:rsync-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/06/05

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2006-599