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<glsa id="201006-06">
<title>Transmission: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
Stack-based buffer overflows in Transmission may allow for remote execution
of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">transmission</product>
<announced>June 01, 2010</announced>
<revised>June 01, 2010: 01</revised>
<package name="net-p2p/transmission" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.92</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.92</vulnerable>
Transmission is a cross-platform BitTorrent client.
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the tr_magnetParse() function
in libtransmission/magnet.c have been discovered.
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service or possibly execute
arbitrary code via a crafted magnet URL with a large number of tr or ws
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Transmission users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-p2p/transmission-1.92&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2010-1853</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 22 May 2010 11:12:44 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 27 May 2010 13:42:12 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 27 May 2010 17:53:20 +0000">