GLSA-201605-04 : rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91377
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201605-04 (rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rsync. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Remote attackers could write arbitrary files via symlink attacks.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll rsync users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/rsync-3.1.2'