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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3130-1 (lsyncd - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

It was discovered that lsyncd, a daemon to synchronize local directories using rsync, performed insufficient sanitising of filenames which might result in the execution of arbitrary commands.

Affected Software

Affected Software

lsyncd on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.7-3+deb7u1. For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.5-2. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.5-2. We recommend that you upgrade your lsyncd packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)