Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Fedora Local Security Checks >> Fedora Core 5 2006-599: rsync


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 5 2006-599: rsync

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the rsync package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-599 (rsync).

Rsync uses a reliable algorithm to bring remote and host files into
sync very quickly. Rsync is fast because it just sends the differences
in the files over the network instead of sending the complete
files. Rsync is often used as a very powerful mirroring process or
just as a more capable replacement for the rcp command. A technical
report which describes the rsync algorithm is included in this
package.



Update information :

* Mon May 8 2006 Jay Fenlason 2.6.8-1.FC5
- New upstream release
- Use the upstream xattr patch instead of mine. This closes
bz#190208 CVE-2006-2083 rsync buffer overflow issue



Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

HP DL160 G9 Server 2 x E5-2697v4 2.30 GHz 2x 500GB 128GB RAM B140i
$8400.0
HP DL160 G9 Server 2 x E5-2697v4 2.30 GHz 2x 500GB 128GB RAM B140i pictureHP DL160 G9 Server 2 x E5-2609v4 1.70 GHz 4x 600GB 16GB RAM B140i
$2256.0
HP DL160 G9 Server 2 x E5-2609v4 1.70 GHz 4x 600GB 16GB RAM B140i pictureHP DL160 G9 Server 8GB RAM 2x 500GB 2 x E5-2698v3 2.30 GHz B140i
$6696.0
HP DL160 G9 Server 8GB RAM 2x 500GB 2 x E5-2698v3 2.30 GHz B140i pictureHP DL160 G9 Server 2 x E5-2690v4 2.60 GHz 64GB RAM 6x 600GB B140i
$7416.0
HP DL160 G9 Server 2 x E5-2690v4 2.60 GHz 64GB RAM 6x 600GB B140i picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.