SuSE9 Security Update : rsync (YOU Patch Number 12038)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41181
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
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.
This is a reissue of another post-SP4 rsync update.
SolutionApply YOU patch number 12038.