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 >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2004-192: rsync


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2004-192: rsync

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the rsync packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated rsync package that fixes a directory traversal security flaw is
now available.

Rsync is a program for synchronizing files over a network.

Rsync before 2.6.1 does not properly sanitize paths when running a
read/write daemon without using chroot. This could permit a remote attacker
to write files outside of the module's "path", depending on the rights
assigned to the rsync daemon. Users not running an rsync daemon, running a
read-only daemon, or running a chrooted daemon are not affected by this
issue. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2004-0426 to this issue.

Users of Rsync are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch and is not affected by this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-192.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

HP PROLIANT MICROSERVER G8 E3-1220LV2 2.3GHZ 2GB
$569.0
HP PROLIANT MICROSERVER G8 E3-1220LV2 2.3GHZ 2GB pictureHP PROLIANT MICROSERVER G8 CORE I3-3240 3.4GHZ 2GB
$509.0
HP PROLIANT MICROSERVER G8 CORE I3-3240 3.4GHZ 2GB pictureHP ProLiant MicroServer Ultra Micro Tower Server w/ Intel Celeron G1610T
$534.39
HP ProLiant MicroServer Ultra Micro Tower Server w/ Intel Celeron G1610T pictureLANTRONIX MSS1-T MICRO SERIAL SERVER
$14.99
LANTRONIX MSS1-T MICRO SERIAL SERVER picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.