Fedora 22: rsync Security Update

    Date21 Jan 2016
    CategoryFedora
    33
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Security fix for rsync - Transferring file outside destination path via just- sent symlink
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2016-4a21ce89d3
    2016-01-21 21:58:51.436218
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    Name        : rsync
    Product     : Fedora 22
    Version     : 3.1.1
    Release     : 7.fc22
    URL         : http://rsync.samba.org/
    Summary     : A program for synchronizing files over a network
    Description :
    Rsync uses a reliable algorithm to bring remote and host files into
    sync very quickly. Rsync is fast because it just sends the differences
    in the files over the network instead of sending the complete
    files. Rsync is often used as a very powerful mirroring process or
    just as a more capable replacement for the rcp command. A technical
    report which describes the rsync algorithm is included in this
    package.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Security fix for rsync - Transferring file outside destination path via just-
    sent symlink
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1293854 - rsync: Transferring file outside destination path via just-sent symlink
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1293854
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
    su -c 'yum update rsync' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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