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SSA-2003-337-01 rsync security update Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2003-337-01 rsync security update
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Rsync is a file transfer client and server.
A security problem which may lead to unauthorized machine access
or code execution has been fixed by upgrading to rsync-2.5.7.
This problem only affects machines running rsync in daemon mode,
and is easier to exploit if the non-default option "use chroot = no"
is used in the /etc/rsyncd.conf config file.
Any sites running an rsync server should upgrade immediately.
For complete information, see the rsync home page:
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