[UCI-Linux] [SECURITY] Fedora Core 2 Update: rsync-2.6.2-1.fc2.0

Mike Iglesias IGLESIAS at uci.edu
Thu Aug 19 16:24:15 PDT 2004

Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 17:35:25 -0400
From: Jay Fenlason <fenlason at redhat.com>
To: fedora-announce-list at redhat.com
Message-ID: <20040819213525.GD10860 at redhat.com>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 2 Update: rsync-2.6.2-1.fc2.0

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 2
Name        : rsync
Version     : 2.6.2                      
Release     : 1.fc2.0                  
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> 2.6.2-1.fc2.0

- Backport fix for CAN-2004-0792

This update can be downloaded from:

d6ae9d1c6e5d18903911e1fdedd55a03  SRPMS/rsync-2.6.2-1.fc2.0.src.rpm
f03bc05659c874cb39d4bab606dfaabf  x86_64/rsync-2.6.2-1.fc2.0.x86_64.rpm
97f2ed68e7b3f7e0c5888b0aa8cd2088  x86_64/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.2-1.fc2.0.x86_64.rpm
1dd097feb524de781f6ae9ecf74bcc3d  i386/rsync-2.6.2-1.fc2.0.i386.rpm
38590683c5bca0a599fbc70a971c6b7e  i386/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.2-1.fc2.0.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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