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Description of problem:
The zlib-scanner from Florian Weimer shows
/usr/bin/rsync: inflate version: "1.1.2 Copyright 1995-1998 Mark Adler"
/usr/bin/rsync: zlib cplens table, little endian
/usr/bin/rsync: zlib cplext table (version 1.0.5 to 1.1.4)
rpm -qf /usr/bin/rsync
which is the current release for RH 6.2
so this binary is vulnerable to the zlib problem
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. get the zlib scanner
2. run it on /usr/bin/rsync
Actual Results: rsync is linked statically to zlib
Expected Results: should be linked to a non-vulnerable version
Um, that's *why* rsync was part of the zlib errata. It contains the fix.
FWIW, rsync uses a specially modified version of zlib; that's why it doesn't
link against the system one.