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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201006-06
(Transmission: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the tr_magnetParse() function
in libtransmission/magnet.c have been discovered.
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
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Transmission users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-p2p/transmission-1.92'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 46773 (gentoo_GLSA-201006-06.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1853
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