Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2218-1 transmission -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 24 May 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-10756.
- More information:
Tom Richards reported that by using a crafted torrent file one could cause a use-after-free, which might result in a denial of service (crash) or possible execution of arbitrary code.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.84-0.2+deb8u2.
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