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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-54

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-54
Posted Jul 29, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-54 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in rsync, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 3.2.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841, CVE-2016-9842, CVE-2016-9843
SHA-256 | 3daf0b4d15f5fc6f45399e1042eb08c1688bc61679dd3978e85e8de4d324e4e5

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-54

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Severity: Normal
Title: rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: July 28, 2020
Bugs: #728852
ID: 202007-54

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in rsync, the worst of which
could result in a Denial of Service condition.

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 < 3.2.0 >= 3.2.0

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rsync (within bundled
zlib). Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All rsync users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/rsync-3.2.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2016-9840
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9840
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-9841
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9841
[ 3 ] CVE-2016-9842
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9842
[ 4 ] CVE-2016-9843
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9843

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-54

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 2020 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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