Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsync (MDVSA-2015:131)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82384
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionUpdated 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).
SolutionUpdate the affected rsync package.