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

Jay Fenlason fenlason at redhat.com
Sat May 27 18:18:17 UTC 2006

Fedora Test 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:

2d9b79f71a4b1b8d25320f30b12182b102e7b4ad  SRPMS/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5.src.rpm
cf2f71b29b8ac5d4b7213e449e3f4b86d76e486f  ppc/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5.ppc.rpm
a258e38061ae7ddb14d8d3c52d87311878fd8e7d  ppc/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC5.ppc.rpm
fdc448f7cf1207a1fe65e31f8c35b23d7d9643a9  x86_64/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5.x86_64.rpm
517865727e96e5f84c03f913cd5fb684e0337b53  x86_64/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC5.x86_64.rpm
1cbd0f4b9552d8ba1567a173e857484bcb920879  i386/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC5.i386.rpm
7ae88463af406de49f849c7bd6f7d3886ce98b23  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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