openSUSE Security Update : rsync (openSUSE-2016-764)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91865


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


rsync was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2014-9512: rsync allowed remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in the synchronization path (boo#915410).


Update the affected rsync packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91865

File Name: openSUSE-2016-764.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/28

Modified: 2016/06/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

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:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9512