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rsync buffer overflow in server mode


When rsync is run in server mode, a buffer overflow could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the rsync server. Anonymous rsync servers are at the highest risk.



portaudit: rsync buffer overflow in server mode

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