Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtorrent-rasterbar (MDVSA-2009:139)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48148
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.