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FS#57111 - [rsync] CVEs 2017-16548, 2017-17433 and 2017-17434

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Pascal E. (hardfalcon) - Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 11:59 GMT
Last edited by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 14:29 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Christian Hesse (eworm)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

rsync 3.1.2-8 (packaged on 2017-10-30) is vulnerable to 3 CVEs:

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-16548
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17433
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17434

A quick glance over the commit messages in upstream's git hints to the presence of even more vulnerabilities. My suggestion would be to simply upgrade to rsync v3.1.3pre1, which was tagged/committed yesterday:

https://git.samba.org/rsync.git/?p=rsync.git;a=commit;h=c4a3f55be35726d0a033996dc37b0fb248b45cb5

https://git.samba.org/rsync.git/?p=rsync.git;a=blob;f=NEWS;h=3455e664754c0d7a7c81d32042d7ff09eef86cf8;hb=c4a3f55be35726d0a033996dc37b0fb248b45cb5

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Closed by  Christian Hesse (eworm)
Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 14:29 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  rsync 3.1.3pre1
Comment by Pascal E. (hardfalcon) - Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 12:00 GMT
Sorry, forgot to cross-reference: https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-542

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