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Rsync < 2.6.3 Sanitize_path Function Module Path Escaping

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw which allows attackers to retrieve and modify sensitive files or data.

Description

The 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.

Solution

Upgrade to rsync 2.6.3 or higher.