rsync (SSA:2007-335-01)
Posted on: 12/02/2007 02:22 PM

New rsync packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, and -current to fix security issues.

More details about the issues may be found here:

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.0 ChangeLog:
Patched some security bugs.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT: Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try. This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
b57b653314c362b12bdefeca19c9eafe rsync-2.6.9-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
38fe2d29a308ef65fe33363cf4b2a4c1 rsync-2.6.9-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
cdcca774247443a3083223c4ffdd69ca rsync-2.6.9-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
09dd01b92c96b4a4a663d31b5c3a1ca8 rsync-2.6.9-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
77737f47de92f448c9517e974cbafa0d rsync-2.6.9-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
b19601cfe96e6072e3f08d808fee694c rsync-2.6.9-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
c7f602d1d54824c52969d298f0abeafc rsync-2.6.9-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
6cb9e44a959b2047da654a8c48ca0629 rsync-2.6.9-i486-2_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware -current package:
fa28b1eb61a7131e20c1bf3b1909e389 rsync-2.6.9-i486-2.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg rsync-2.6.9-i486-2_slack12.0.tgz

If you are running a standalone rsync server, you may want to restart.


Slackware Linux Security Team

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