61601 : Transmission libtransmission/metainfo.c Torrent File Traversal Arbitrary File Overwrite
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-01-04

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2010-0012" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Directory traversal vulnerability in libtransmission/metainfo.c in Transmission 1.22, 1.34, 1.75, and 1.76 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a pathname within a .torrent file.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.77 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-01-11 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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