The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
rsync, when running in daemon mode, does not properly call setgroups before dropping privileges, which could provide supplemental group privileges to local users, who could then read certain files that would otherwise be disallowed.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Linux 6.2||RHSA-2002:026||March 11, 2002|
|Red Hat Linux 7.0||RHSA-2002:026||March 11, 2002|
|Red Hat Linux 7.1||RHSA-2002:026||March 11, 2002|
|Red Hat Linux 7.2||RHSA-2002:026||March 11, 2002|
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