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<glsa id="201605-04">
<title>rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in rsync, the worst of
which could allow remote attackers to write arbitrary files.
<product type="ebuild"></product>
<announced>May 30, 2016</announced>
<revised>May 30, 2016: 1</revised>
<package name="net-misc/rsync" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.1.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.1.2</vulnerable>
<p>File transfer program to keep remote files into sync.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rsync. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>Remote attackers could write arbitrary files via symlink attacks.</p>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All rsync users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/rsync-3.1.2"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-8242</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2014-9512</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:39:41 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 30 May 2016 19:55:19 +0000">b-man</metadata>