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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.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild"></product>
<announced>May 30, 2016</announced>
<revised>May 30, 2016: 1</revised>
<bug>519108</bug>
<bug>540000</bug>
<bug>569140</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-misc/rsync" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.1.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.1.2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>File transfer program to keep remote files into sync.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rsync. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>Remote attackers could write arbitrary files via symlink attacks.</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All rsync users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/rsync-3.1.2"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8242">CVE-2014-8242</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9512">CVE-2014-9512</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:39:41 +0000">
BlueKnight
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 30 May 2016 19:55:19 +0000">b-man</metadata>
</glsa>