USN-4292-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4292-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-4292-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-4292-1
Related
Published
2020-02-25T01:11:35.585660Z
Modified
2020-02-25T01:11:35.585660Z
Summary
rsync vulnerabilities
Details

It was discovered that rsync incorrectly handled pointer arithmetic in zlib. An attacker could use this issue to cause rsync to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841)

It was discovered that rsync incorrectly handled vectors involving left shifts of negative integers in zlib. An attacker could use this issue to cause rsync to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9842)

It was discovered that rsync incorrectly handled vectors involving big-endian CRC calculation in zlib. An attacker could use this issue to cause rsync to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9843)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:18.04:LTS / rsync

Package

Name
rsync

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.1.2-2.1ubuntu1.1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "rsync": "3.1.2-2.1ubuntu1.1"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / rsync

Package

Name
rsync

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.1.1-3ubuntu1.3

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "rsync": "3.1.1-3ubuntu1.3"
        }
    ]
}