Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : transmission (MDVSA-2010:013)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48167
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionMultiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in transmission :
Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in Transmission 1.5 before 1.53 and 1.6 before 1.61 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of unspecified victims via unknown vectors (CVE-2009-1757).
Directory traversal vulnerability in libtransmission/metainfo.c in Transmission 1.22, 1.34, 1.75, and 1.76 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a pathname within a .torrent file (CVE-2010-0012).
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected transmission package.