GLSA-201703-06 : Deluge: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201703-06
(Deluge: Remote execution of arbitrary code)

A CSRF vulnerability was discovered in the web UI of Deluge.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user currently logged in into Deluge
web UI to visit a malicious web page which uses forged requests to make
Deluge download and install a Deluge plug-in provided by the attacker.
The plug-in can then execute arbitrary code as the user running Deluge.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201703-06

Solution :

All Deluge users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-p2p/deluge-1.3.14'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99013 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7178

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