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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201801-16 ] rsync Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201801-16)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-01-17
Bug(s): #636714, #640570
ID: 201801-16

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in rsync, the worst of
which could allow remote attackers to bypass access restrictions.


Background

File transfer program to keep remote files into sync.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/rsync
Vulnerable: < 3.1.2-r2
Unaffected: >= 3.1.2-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rsync. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could bypass intended access restrictions or cause a
Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All rsync users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/rsync-3.1.2-r2"
   


References

CVE-2017-16548
CVE-2017-17433
CVE-2017-17434
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