SuSE 11.1 Security Update : rsync (SAT Patch Number 4300)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53826


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted requests could cause a memory corruption on the receiving side of an rsync transfer (client side or server that allows to push) (CVE-2011-1097). This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 4300.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53826

File Name: suse_11_rsync-110404.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/06

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:rsync, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1097