[USN-3533-1] Transmission vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Jan 16 21:04:50 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3533-1
January 16, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Transmission could be made to run arbitraty code.
- transmission: lightweight BitTorrent client
It was discovered that Transmission incorrectly handled certain POST
requests to the RPC server and allowed DNS rebinding attack. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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