Fedora 9 : deluge-0.5.9.3-2.fc9 (2009-6682)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This release adds a backported upstream patch to fix a directory
traversal vulnerability in the included copy of libtorrent which would
allow a remote attacker to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a
'..' (dot dot) and partial relative pathname in a specially crafted
torrent.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=505523
http://www.nessus.org/u?67e19979

Solution :

Update the affected deluge package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39545 (fedora_2009-6682.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1760

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