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MDKSA-2005:100: rsh

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the rsh package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:100 (rsh).



A vulnerability in the rcp protocol was discovered that permits a server to
instruct a client to write arbitrary files outside of the current directory,
which could potentially be a security concern if a user used rcp to copy files
from a malicious server.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:100
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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