openSUSE 10 Security Update : rsync (rsync-4793)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 29789


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a bug in rsync that allowed remote attackers to access restricted files outside a module's hierarchy if no chroot setup was used. (CVE-2007-6199) Please read entry from November 28th, 2007 to get more information about a secure configuration of rsync that also covers the bug tracked with CVE-2007-6200. This update also fixes some crashes that only affect rsync-2.6.8 on SLES10.


Update the affected rsync package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 29789

File Name: suse_rsync-4793.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/24

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rsync, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6199, CVE-2007-6200

CWE: 16, 264