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Debian: DSA-3130-1: lsyncd security update

Date 16 Jan 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that lsyncd, a daemon to synchronize local directories using rsync, performed insufficient sanitising of filenames which might result in the execution of arbitrary commands.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3130-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 16, 2015                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : lsyncd
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-8990

It was discovered that lsyncd, a daemon to synchronize local directories 
using rsync, performed insufficient sanitising of filenames which might
result in the execution of arbitrary commands.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.7-3+deb7u1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
fixed in version 2.1.5-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.5-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your lsyncd packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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