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SUSE-SA:2004:026: 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 SUSE-SA:2004:026 (rsync).

The rsync-team released an advisory about a security problem in rsync.
If rsync is running in daemon-mode and without a chroot environment it
is possible for a remote attacker to trick rsyncd into creating an
absolute pathname while sanitizing it.

As a result it is possible to read/write from/to files outside the
rsync directory.

NOTE: SUSE LINUX ships the rsync daemon with a chroot environment enabled
by default, therefore the default setup is not vulnerable.

Solution :

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

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

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