DSA 499-1: New rsync packages fix directory traversal bug
Posted on: 05/02/2004 04:13 AM

New rsync packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 499-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Matt Zimmerman
May 1st, 2004 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : rsync
Vulnerability : directory traversal
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids : CAN-2004-0426

A vulnerability was discovered in rsync, a file transfer program, whereby a remote user could cause an rsync daemon to write files outside of the intended directory tree. This vulnerability is not exploitable when the daemon is configured with the 'chroot' option.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.5-0.4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.1-1.

We recommend that you update your rsync package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 545 0fed3b4dd2f9af7290025be19e1c857c
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 92628 8a54fa60d3d4a050bf4cfdc95b8c5d22
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 415156 39d76c62684750842d3884a77c2e5466

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 227628 5668aa1a623d5c0d53ccf37c82b71d1a

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 206512 5204b76ce970ccd8cf0e8a1f567f96f3

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 194786 5a5c172e1700f94050cd9b11482861d8

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 255628 3b60b6bc0e1da13e2c4493cd78a491e1

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 214348 9da904db73db2bcefd2ae25007b98aae

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 189922 5f0411188ec094bac68137aa2b8e417a

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 216412 3368becc135ffc352c9719dc46c61450

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 216684 4a8fb2f0cc43be8a7a2344f3532bc4bf

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 205786 231616adb4aea21364c882a646f4f281

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 205022 9f60cc3ca300ffd88e984759a900bb08

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.4_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 205462 cad9cffdcab71bb2b5d5390d4fc2677e

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next revision.


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