Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : transmission (MDVSA-2010:014)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48168
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in transmission :
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 this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.