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    Debian: DSA-2988-1: transmission security update

    Date 24 Jul 2014
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Ben Hawkes discovered that incorrect handling of peer messages in the Transmission bittorrent client could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2988-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    July 24, 2014                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : transmission
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-4909
    
    Ben Hawkes discovered that incorrect handling of peer messages in the
    Transmission bittorrent client could result in denial of service or the
    execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.52-3+nmu2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your transmission packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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