openSUSE Security Update : Rsync (openSUSE-SU-2014:0595-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75342


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Rsync was updated to fix a denial of service attack that could be used by remote attackers without authentification (CVE-2014-2855).


Update the affected Rsync packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75342

File Name: openSUSE-2014-332.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2015/11/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rsync, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rsync-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rsync-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2855