Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1246-1 transmission -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Jan 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 886990.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5702.
- More information:
Tavis Ormandy discovered a vulnerability in the Transmission BitTorrent client; insecure RPC handling between the Transmission daemon and the client interface(s) may result in the execution of arbitrary code if a user visits a malicious website while Transmission is running.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.52-3+nmu3.
We recommend that you upgrade your transmission packages.
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