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Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 20:41:56 +0100
From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA 1967-1] New transmission packages fix directory traversal

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1967-q                               Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 07, 2010            
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Package        : transmission
Vulnerability  : directory traversal
Problem type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2010-0012

Dan Rosenberg discovered that Transmission, a lightwight client for
the Bittorrent filesharing protocol performs insufficient sanitising
of file names specified in .torrent files. This could lead to the
overwrite of local files with the privileges of the user running
Transmission if the user is tricked into opening a malicious torrent

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.22-1+lenny2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.77-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your transmission packages.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
    Size/MD5 checksum:    11339 ab8089177ea598bae94487142efb7c32
    Size/MD5 checksum:  4931481 fcb56a527db138cfbe83e9cf7ed16179
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1481 9202a190563dc229b3297d9748692e66

Architecture independent packages:
    Size/MD5 checksum:      860 a61eae34864fe101ed5c2ec8a3511411
    Size/MD5 checksum:    14854 7da6a8e90ea5ece48503cc2b6d5324b8

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   635620 03d3801c2313261d2f578c0a3b06db1a
    Size/MD5 checksum:   493178 10bfd690bf97902a1ce556ff568c9161

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    Size/MD5 checksum:   526544 60fdd255828b74bfc5bf88e469924c7e
    Size/MD5 checksum:   448664 da7f9bcffbb9f628b604d1f8421348cf

arm architecture (ARM)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   489984 1d3a15a43977376100420f4ebab67b13
    Size/MD5 checksum:   424216 243ef4d6906701651cf12bf79fe2e682

armel architecture (ARM EABI)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   494624 87b5b59f5333471975ba277c37c30409
    Size/MD5 checksum:   423284 a2470ec71ae32eb102bdb32d4043b40a

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   585786 eb020bdf5c04a602bac0c5d4a96f1712
    Size/MD5 checksum:   472772 061acf64ccd9332c01e8d4b56fc719b4

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   480444 7d894d2e5dce801403fb1fb0385e9dce
    Size/MD5 checksum:   430638 09debafd690dd13fcf9b00d88e683667

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   873890 d09cdaa9330d8fd5935b483142cff1bf
    Size/MD5 checksum:   598356 47d67a8a3cb1eaf311f315e02c94787f

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    Size/MD5 checksum:   602890 6f77c487b8cf7f246afe29997bf49768
    Size/MD5 checksum:   459878 9a20d17dde7469a1692bed53c69df681

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   474194 3f884a72b8dae2c55b34b0718152c7ac
    Size/MD5 checksum:   579190 b9f6ad93935c1d9fc8b8a518b772eb9a

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   551442 760fb4b9f138aad71d77b0ca67c26e78
    Size/MD5 checksum:   465012 cd3ce00407b78d8e239f63a3598e3462

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    Size/MD5 checksum:   430260 c67e263523811a0af5f059da732b6775
    Size/MD5 checksum:   465490 8b181731bfa4e815f63880f5a8195f68

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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