Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtorrent-rasterbar (MDVSA-2009:139)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48148


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A security vulnerability has been identified and corrected in libtorrent-rasterbar :

Directory traversal vulnerability in src/torrent_info.cpp in Rasterbar libtorrent before 0.14.4, as used in firetorrent, qBittorrent, deluge Torrent, and other applications, allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) and partial relative pathname in a Multiple File Mode list element in a .torrent file (CVE-2009-1760).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48148

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-139.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/07/30

Modified: 2013/12/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64torrent-rasterbar-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64torrent-rasterbar1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtorrent-rasterbar-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtorrent-rasterbar1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-libtorrent-rasterbar, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/06/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1760

MDVSA: 2009:139

CWE: 22