GLSA-200907-14 : Rasterbar libtorrent: Directory traversal
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 39868
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200907-14 (Rasterbar libtorrent: Directory traversal)
census reported a directory traversal vulnerability in src/torrent_info.cpp that can be triggered via .torrent files.
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system using Rasterbar libtorrent to load a specially crafted BitTorrent file to create or overwrite arbitrary files using dot dot sequences in filenames.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Rasterbar libtorrent users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/rb_libtorrent-0.13-r1' All Deluge users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-p2p/deluge-1.1.9'