Security Bugfix for rsync
(Last modified: 11MAR2002)
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double-free()problem in rsync. The rsync package needs its own fix because it brings its own version of the compression library. In addition to the libz fix, this patch also includes a fix for a bug where wrong group-IDs could get used (
setgroups()bug). A minor patch correction against the heap overflow bug that has been fixed with the last rsync update has been done to improve stability.
rpm -Uvh rsync.rpm
If your instances of
rsyncd(the rsync server) are being started by inetd or xinetd, you do not need to restart any service.
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