Debian: DSA-3130-1: lsyncd security update

    Date16 Jan 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 16, 2015                       http://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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