USN-5359-2: rsync vulnerability
13 June 2022
rsync could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- rsync - fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool
USN-5359-1 fixed vulnerabilities in rsync.
This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Danilo Ramos discovered that rsync incorrectly handled memory when
performing certain zlib deflating operations. An attacker could use this
issue to cause rsync to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code.