USN-3506-1 fixed two vulnerabilities in rsync. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that rsync proceeds with certain file metadata
updates before checking for a filename. An attacker could use this to
bypass access restrictions. (CVE-2017-17433)
It was discovered that rsync does not check for fnamecmp filenames and
also does not apply the sanitize_paths protection mechanism to
pathnames. An attacker could use this to bypass access restrictions.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary