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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9843: rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9843: rsync: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
07/29/2020

Description

The crc32_big function in crc32.c in zlib 1.2.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving big-endian CRC calculation.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-rsync
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-libs-zlib

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