rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities

2016-05-30T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201605-04
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2016-05-30T00:00:00

Description

Background

File transfer program to keep remote files into sync.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rsync. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Remote attackers could write arbitrary files via symlink attacks.

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"