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Mandrake: rsync Directory traversal vulnerability Print E-mail
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Mandrake Rsync before 2.6.1 does not properly sanitize paths when running a read/write daemon without using chroot, allows remote attackers to write files outside of the module's path.

Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           rsync
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:042
 Date:                   May 10th, 2004

 Affected versions:	 10.0, 9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1,
			 Multi Network Firewall 8.2

 Problem Description:

 Rsync before 2.6.1 does not properly sanitize paths when running a 
 read/write daemon without using chroot, allows remote attackers to write 
 files outside of the module's path.
 The updated packages provide a patched rsync to correct this problem.


 Updated Packages:
 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 37d41b25e920dae54d4374eeb2c6ed35  10.0/RPMS/rsync-2.6.0-1.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 0a6caf4adbe90718f65508019c7c1cb0  10.0/SRPMS/rsync-2.6.0-1.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1:
 1ba8905c204e353773cfbabe28be3d52  corporate/2.1/RPMS/rsync-2.5.5-5.2.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 800c75016100e86e11a4f14959d76540  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/rsync-2.5.5-5.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 7c0e49f5b8bf074fbe083034e529b5cf  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/rsync-2.5.5-5.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 800c75016100e86e11a4f14959d76540  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/rsync-2.5.5-5.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.1:
 80b525c84d466a032cbe48fcc79452ea  9.1/RPMS/rsync-2.5.7-0.2.91mdk.i586.rpm
 c8198fd64489c4fcd0e20b2b9ed6f10b  9.1/SRPMS/rsync-2.5.7-0.2.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.1/PPC:
 54489631fc2d5e6fcb5b71e288dfb978  ppc/9.1/RPMS/rsync-2.5.7-0.2.91mdk.ppc.rpm
 c8198fd64489c4fcd0e20b2b9ed6f10b  ppc/9.1/SRPMS/rsync-2.5.7-0.2.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2:
 d2f05448f48f04b441d7c997cfbe69ac  9.2/RPMS/rsync-2.5.7-0.2.92mdk.i586.rpm
 29b26aac40d01e55b325ae8094695fe8  9.2/SRPMS/rsync-2.5.7-0.2.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2/AMD64:
 b18d86bc4f40e4337451d832306341da  amd64/9.2/RPMS/rsync-2.5.7-0.2.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 29b26aac40d01e55b325ae8094695fe8  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/rsync-2.5.7-0.2.92mdk.src.rpm

 Multi Network Firewall 8.2:
 aaaa900e64e6f60734eecf65aafca07a  mnf8.2/RPMS/rsync-2.5.4-2.2.M82mdk.i586.rpm
 d3b5df904cbf31ad95794821fc296b75  mnf8.2/SRPMS/rsync-2.5.4-2.2.M82mdk.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

 All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security.  You can obtain
 the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

 Mandrakesoft has several security-related mailing list services that
 anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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