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.

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