Updated rsync packages fix security vulnerabilityPublication date: 25 Oct 2015
Affected Mageia releases : 5
Michael Samuel discovered that rsync was vulnerable to checksum collisions. This could prevent rsync from running and syncing files successfully, which could break various applications that use and rely on rsync (rhbz#1197601). The patched rsync will now operate in a way that is not vulnerable to this issue as long as both the rsync client and rsync server support the new 'C' option that has been added. This issue is similar to an issue in librsync which was fixed in MGASA-2015-0146.