GLSA-201006-06 : Transmission: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

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.

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

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)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1853