GLSA-201311-11 : CTorrent: User-assisted arbitrary code execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 70995


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201311-11 (CTorrent: User-assisted arbitrary code execution)

CTorrent contains a stack-based buffer overflow in the btFiles::BuildFromMI function in trunk/btfiles.cpp.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted torrent file using CTorrent, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All CTorrent users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-p2p/ctorrent-3.3.2-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70995

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201311-11.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/11/21

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ctorrent, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1759

BID: 34584

OSVDB: 53943

GLSA: 201311-11

CWE: 119