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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-16

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-16
Posted Jan 17, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-16 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in rsync, the worst of which could allow remote attackers to bypass access restrictions. Versions less than 3.1.2-r2 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-16548, CVE-2017-17433, CVE-2017-17434
MD5 | 8f061cf16bf215663e729d6b3fb1fc22

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-16

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Severity: Normal
Title: rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 17, 2018
Bugs: #636714, #640570
ID: 201801-16

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

Background
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File transfer program to keep remote files into sync.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-misc/rsync < 3.1.2-r2 >= 3.1.2-r2

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:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/rsync-3.1.2-r2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-16548
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-16548
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-17433
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17433
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-17434
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17434

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-16

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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