Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2833-1 rsync -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Nov 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 887588.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5764.
- More information:
In rsync, a remote file-copying tool, remote attackers were able to bypass the argument-sanitization protection mechanism by passing additional --protect-args.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 3.1.2-1+deb9u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your rsync packages.
For the detailed security status of rsync please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/rsync
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS