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

Jay Fenlason fenlason at redhat.com
Sat May 27 18:18:25 UTC 2006

Fedora Test 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:

50b9683359716dbe2887f6aef98c0cc96bbce54c  SRPMS/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4.src.rpm
9b2011a3b8e5f51a70046243ed446703b8a59b30  ppc/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4.ppc.rpm
fb3ba8217b82a704af9cccff4f1bf3e470e00d0f  ppc/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC4.ppc.rpm
b7a75a44b1daef04934acfa2c6dd698d3a8c7efe  x86_64/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4.x86_64.rpm
2f5cdadd946928b1de8fd7e642b655334c8ba8ff  x86_64/debug/rsync-debuginfo-2.6.8-1.FC4.x86_64.rpm
c5de8ded10b0d5e0c2666009fdf2f574e6fcb12b  i386/rsync-2.6.8-1.FC4.i386.rpm
275b9d29cd9352d810aff78afb17a87667e33adc  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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