[SECURITY] Fedora Core 5 Update: rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5

Jay Fenlason fenlason at redhat.com
Mon Jun 5 21:10:19 UTC 2006

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 5
Name        : rsync
Version     : 2.6.8                      
Release     : 1.FC5                  
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


* Mon May  8 2006 Jay Fenlason <fenlason at redhat.com> 2.6.8-1.FC5
- New upstream release
- Use the upstream xattr patch instead of mine.  This closes
  bz#190208 CVE-2006-2083 rsync buffer overflow issue

This update can be downloaded from:

364699059dba71b129f72107fd653a20a5b15b2f  SRPMS/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5.src.rpm
364699059dba71b129f72107fd653a20a5b15b2f  noarch/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5.src.rpm
07c99adefa92bf73ea4588e6c64ee440df8137d0  ppc/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC5.ppc.rpm
30a44771d7b1312b36454b39d437019118683477  ppc/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5.ppc.rpm
a98c009b915978b77b763d384e917707f2398df8  x86_64/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC5.x86_64.rpm
06cc5f511efacfbc6e268af49ec025cd02cd2876  x86_64/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5.x86_64.rpm
9e28b4e5c80b86c6a57d770a8c04bf2a7cfc1f81  i386/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5.i386.rpm
4b526992bdbd79a08ea5a3bb7c7f0bbd51c63e30  i386/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC5.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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