USN-2279-1: Transmission vulnerability
16 July 2014
Transmission could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- transmission - lightweight BitTorrent client
Ben Hawkes discovered that Transmission incorrectly handled certain peer
messages. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart Transmission to make all
the necessary changes.