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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-5702: Security patch for transmission (ALAS-2018-950)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-5702: Security patch for transmission (ALAS-2018-950)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/15/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/09/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Transmission through 2.92 relies on X-Transmission-Session-Id (which is not a forbidden header for Fetch) for access control, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary RPC commands, and consequently write to arbitrary files, via POST requests to /transmission/rpc in conjunction with a DNS rebinding attack.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-transmission

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-transmission

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