rsync < 2.6.1 Traversal Arbitrary File Creation

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1216

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a directory traversal flaw

Description

The 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.

Solution

Upgrade to rsync 2.6.1 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1216

File Name: 1216.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Nessus ID: 12230

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0426

BID: 10247