Debian LTS: DLA-2305-1: transmission security update

    Date 01 Aug 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Use-after-free in libtransmission/variant.c in Transmission before 3.00 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted torrent file.
    
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    Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2305-1              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Utkarsh Gupta
    August 01, 2020                             https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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    Package        : transmission
    Version        : 2.92-2+deb9u2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-10756
    Debian Bug     : 961461
    
    
    Use-after-free in libtransmission/variant.c in Transmission before
    3.00 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
    or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted torrent file.
    
    For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
    2.92-2+deb9u2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your transmission packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of transmission please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/transmission
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    
    
    Best,
    Utkarsh
    

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