[UCI-Linux] [SECURITY] Fedora Core 1 Update: rsync-2.5.7-5.fc1.1

Mike Iglesias IGLESIAS at uci.edu
Thu Aug 19 16:23:33 PDT 2004

Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 17:33:04 -0400
From: Jay Fenlason <fenlason at redhat.com>
To: fedora-announce-list at redhat.com
Message-ID: <20040819213304.GC10860 at redhat.com>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 1 Update: rsync-2.5.7-5.fc1.1

Subject: Fedora Core 1 Update: rsync-2.5.7-5.fc1.1

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 1
Name        : rsync
Version     : 2.5.7                      
Release     : 5.fc1.1                  
Summary     : A program for synchronizing files over a network.
Description :
Rsync uses a reliable algorithm to bring remote and host files into
sync very quickly. Rsync is fast because it just sends the differences
in the files over the network instead of sending the complete
files. Rsync is often used as a very powerful mirroring process or
just as a more capable replacement for the rcp command. A technical
report which describes the rsync algorithm is included in this

Update Information:

This update backports a security fix to a path-sanitizing flaw that
affects rsync when it is used in daemon mode without also using
For more information see http://samba.org/rsync/#security_aug04

* Thu Aug 19 2004 Jay Fenlason <fenlason at redhat.com> 2.5.7-5.fc1.1

- Backport fix for CAN-2004-0792

This update can be downloaded from:

01fb9ef513ef0d484efb1bd66e91ad69  SRPMS/rsync-2.5.7-5.fc1.1.src.rpm
dd13aba3dc99efc30ecaa0eeb49f242e  x86_64/rsync-2.5.7-5.fc1.1.x86_64.rpm
d8963193e902465e632e0ed993e92f82  x86_64/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.5.7-5.fc1.1.x86_64.rpm
bab0cb276f77596a6b9520401298764f  i386/rsync-2.5.7-5.fc1.1.i386.rpm
094fa40ae453fddd43edce9fd10a054b  i386/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.5.7-5.fc1.1.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  

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