USN-5573-1: rsync vulnerability
18 August 2022
rsync could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted input.
- rsync - fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool
Evgeny Legerov discovered that zlib incorrectly handled memory when
performing certain inflate operations. An attacker could use this issue
to cause rsync to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.