rsync < 2.6.1 Traversal Arbitrary File Creation
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1216
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a directory traversal flaw
DescriptionThe remote rsync server may be vulnerable to a path traversal issue.
An attacker may use this flaw to create arbitrary files hosted outside of a module directory.
SolutionUpgrade to rsync 2.6.1 or later.