Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsync (MDVSA-2011:066)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53302


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability wase discovered and corrected in rsync :

rsync 3.x before 3.0.8, when certain recursion, deletion, and ownership options are used, allows remote rsync servers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via malformed data (CVE-2011-1097).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected rsync package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53302

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-066.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/04/06

Modified: 2014/12/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsync, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1097

BID: 47064

MDVSA: 2011:066