Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2305-1 transmission -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Aug 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 961461.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-10756.
More information:

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:

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