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Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2015 23:29:36 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: Re: [CVE Requests] rsync and librsync collisions

On 04/10/2015 11:07 PM, Michael Samuel wrote:
> Hi Kurt,
> Murray McAllister handled the response to this when I reported it to secalert@
> but it's currently languishing in BZ#1126713

Murray is sadly no longer with Red Hat (he didn't die, he just moved on
to another company).

> If you want I can send my patch as a starting point - it got really
> nasty because
> nobody considered that strong sums would be >16 bytes when writing rsync.

Please do. So one caveat: Red Hat Enterprise Linux is generally
committed to API/ABI stability, however Fedora is not. Just saying.

> Regards,
>   Michael

Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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