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PostPosted: Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201006-06 ] Transmission: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Transmission: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201006-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 01, 2010
Bug(s): #309831
ID: 201006-06

Synopsis


Stack-based buffer overflows in Transmission may allow for remote execution
of arbitrary code.


Background


Transmission is a cross-platform BitTorrent client.


Affected Packages

Package: net-p2p/transmission
Vulnerable: < 1.92
Unaffected: >= 1.92
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the tr_magnetParse() function
in libtransmission/magnet.c have been discovered.


Impact


A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service or possibly execute
arbitrary code via a crafted magnet URL with a large number of tr or ws
links.


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


All Transmission users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-p2p/transmission-1.92"


References

CVE-2010-1853


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