Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1218-1 rsync -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Dec 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-16548, CVE-2017-17433, CVE-2017-17434.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in rsync, a fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool, allowing a remote attacker to bypass intended access restrictions or cause a denial of service.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.9-4+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rsync packages.

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