[SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4

Jay Fenlason fenlason at redhat.com
Mon Jun 5 20:01:14 UTC 2006

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 4
Name        : rsync
Version     : 2.6.8                      
Release     : 1.FC4                  
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


* Fri May 26 2006 Jay Fenlason <fenlason at redhat.com> 2.6.8-1.FC4
- Upgrade to 2.6.8, which closes
  bz#190208 CVE-2006-2083 rsync buffer overflow issue
  by switching from my xattrs patch to the upstream one.
  This also obsoletes the -address patch.

This update can be downloaded from:

50c4972ae72cba85e1595d8b8a06967cfe578d79  SRPMS/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4.src.rpm
50c4972ae72cba85e1595d8b8a06967cfe578d79  noarch/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4.src.rpm
f9ab861337f4fc522f416fa823738c06692189e2  ppc/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4.ppc.rpm
9d5eeae9a9255b1e155e5c3d7b07d94f8b5af272  ppc/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC4.ppc.rpm
5a1848cf0d051aeee6098b02f2e3c7654d5040e8  x86_64/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4.x86_64.rpm
0f71628844d13f71883245d6fda13fd46d4f4387  x86_64/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC4.x86_64.rpm
42d62ed9b796ce23fc63f16cb95abb1d56f10893  i386/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4.i386.rpm
9461224cdbaa05ed92e2c1e03f64c0b6598c5231  i386/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC4.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.

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