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rsync 2.6.8 is out and it's being bumped in the portage tree for a security
Quoting release notes:
- The xattrs.diff patch received a security fix that prevents a potential
buffer overflow in the receive_xattr() code.
http://bugs.gentoo.org/131631 (still closed but the issue is public anyway)
I updated the server on rsync1.it.gentoo.org for testing, after 2.6.0 the
--daemon options changed a bit, quoting changelog:
- The daemon-mode options are now separated from the normal rsync
options so that they can't be mixed together. This makes it
impossible to start a daemon that has improper default option
values (which could cause problems when a client connects, such as
hanging or crashing).
so you might have to strip some options from your command line arguments in
order to start it (and if appliable move them to rsyncd.conf)
More info at http://rsync.samba.org
Andrea Barisani <firstname.lastname@example.org> .*.
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