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Vulnerability Assessment Details

FreeBSD Ports : rsync < 2.6.2_2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the rsync package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host has an old version of rsync installed.

There is a flaw in this version of rsync which, due to an input validation
error, would permit a remote attacker to gain access to the remote system.

A possible hacker, exploiting this flaw, would need network access to the TCP port.

Successful exploitation requires that the rsync daemon is *not* running chroot.


Solution : http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/73ea0706-9c57-11d8-9366-0020ed76ef5a.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10938

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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