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rsync -- path sanitizing vulnerability


An rsync security advisory reports:

There is a path-sanitizing bug that affects daemon mode in all recent rsync versions (including 2.6.2) but only if chroot is disabled.

The bug may allow a remote user to access files outside of an rsync module's configured path with the privileges configured for that module.



portaudit: rsync -- path sanitizing vulnerability

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Oliver Eikemeier <>