Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsync (MDVSA-2015:131)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82384


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated rsync package fixes security vulnerability :

Ryan Finnie discovered that rsync 3.1.0 contains a denial of service issue when attempting to authenticate using a nonexistent username. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service via CPU consumption (CVE-2014-2855).


Update the affected rsync package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82384

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-131.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsync, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2855

MDVSA: 2015:131