Mageia 2020-0235: transmission security update

    Date 27 May 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated transmission packages fix security vulnerability: 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
    MGASA-2020-0235 - Updated transmission packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 27 May 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0235.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2018-10756
    
    Updated transmission packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    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 (CVE-2018-10756).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26656
    - https://github.com/transmission/transmission/commit/2123adf8e5e1c2b48791f9d22fc8c747e974180e
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-10756
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/transmission-2.94-4.1.mga7
    

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