Rsync < 2.6.3 Sanitize_path Function Module Path Escaping
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1965
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a flaw which allows attackers to retrieve and modify sensitive files or data.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a rsync server, a program to synchronize files and directories structure across a network. The version running on the host may be vulnerable to a path escaping issue. An attacker may be able to write and read files in the context of the server.
SolutionUpgrade to rsync 2.6.3 or higher.