Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : transmission vulnerability (USN-1747-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Transmission incorrectly handled certain micro
transport protocol packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected transmission-common package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64891 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57872

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6129