openSUSE 10 Security Update : rsync (rsync-4793)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 29789
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis 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 http://rsync.samba.org/security.html 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected rsync package.