Bug 1118290 (CVE-2014-4909) - CVE-2014-4909 transmission: peer communication vulnerability
Summary: CVE-2014-4909 transmission: peer communication vulnerability
Alias: CVE-2014-4909
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1118292 1118291
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Reported: 2014-07-10 11:48 UTC by Vasyl Kaigorodov
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:06 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Fixed In Version: transmission 2.84
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:33:58 UTC

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Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2014-07-10 11:48:04 UTC
Transmission version 2.84 fixes peer communication vulnerability (no known exploits) reported by Ben Hawkes.

Changelog: http://trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki/Changes#version-2.84
More technical details available in the Gentoo bugtracker:

Comment 1 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2014-07-10 11:48:28 UTC
Created transmission tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1118291]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1118292]

Comment 2 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2014-07-11 10:42:35 UTC
This seems likely to be about the below (possible exploit):

  http://twitter.com/benhawkes/statuses/484378151959539712 (2 Jul 2014)

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2014-07-19 06:01:53 UTC
transmission-2.84-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2014-08-15 02:38:01 UTC
transmission-2.84-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Bam Bame 2019-04-07 06:24:24 UTC
hi there

Please Update Transmission on RHEL7 because there were some connectivity and stability issues that are solved on version 2.94 (May 1, 2018; 10 months ago), but there is no Update available yet!
so Please update this to 2.94 on RHEL7


Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:33:58 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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