DSA 499-2: New rsync packages fix directory traversal bug
Posted on: 06/03/2004 03:31 AM

Another rsync update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 499-2 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Matt Zimmerman
June 2nd, 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.

This update includes an additional fix related to the original vulnerability.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.5-0.5.

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_2.5.5-0.5.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 545 94568a0080459dd6d8d84470a462b7dc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 92695 66730a221c5d2d175ea9f58b0a1bac86
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_2.5.5-0.5_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 227712 cc3046698f1aa151efdccc1dce1cb9f4

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 206610 2cbcbb999e404b8d65167fe1dc540c52

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 194854 62116c48c3ed4d29e110b35b92046761

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 255716 90e274e9a84ab1703fe36bffee656712

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 214430 0e0ec89aeeb8e24335b1f8baf933bc6d

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 190008 9ac8acc88490fd3337a1a588702f0a2c

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 216470 fca9b734baf43b434e0bae182b879a6a

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 216746 1ca2e9a76353d4c30f0137cc6c385177

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 205832 c9f08359ae6453e7f31b907aaa7dd960

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 205090 0f9013705deb8a7c70b3d3a3995b722b

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rsync/rsync_2.5.5-0.5_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 205542 1d8c456c899a37c52cafe20b30f87025

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


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