Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : transmission (MDVSA-2010:013)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in
transmission :

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in Transmission 1.5
before 1.53 and 1.6 before 1.61 allows remote attackers to hijack the
authentication of unspecified victims via unknown vectors
(CVE-2009-1757).

Directory traversal vulnerability in libtransmission/metainfo.c in
Transmission 1.22, 1.34, 1.75, and 1.76 allows remote attackers to
overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a pathname within a
.torrent file (CVE-2010-0012).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected transmission package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48167 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-013.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1757
CVE-2010-0012

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now