GLSA-201806-07 : Transmission: Remote code execution

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110616


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201806-07 (Transmission: Remote code execution)

A vulnerability was discovered in how Transmission handles access control through the X-Transmission-Session-Id.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary RFC commands or consequently conduct a DNS rebinding attack.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110616

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201806-07.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/06/20

Modified: 2018/06/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:transmission, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5702

GLSA: 201806-07