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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/transmission
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