ALAS-2014-390


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2014-390
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-19 11:41 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2014-4909 

Issue Overview:

Integer overflow in the tr_bitfieldEnsureNthBitAlloced function in bitfield.c in Transmission before 2.84 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted peer message, which triggers an out-of-bounds write.


Affected Packages:

transmission


Issue Correction:
Run yum update transmission to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    transmission-cli-2.84-1.9.amzn1.i686
    transmission-daemon-2.84-1.9.amzn1.i686
    transmission-common-2.84-1.9.amzn1.i686
    transmission-debuginfo-2.84-1.9.amzn1.i686
    transmission-2.84-1.9.amzn1.i686

src:
    transmission-2.84-1.9.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    transmission-common-2.84-1.9.amzn1.x86_64
    transmission-daemon-2.84-1.9.amzn1.x86_64
    transmission-2.84-1.9.amzn1.x86_64
    transmission-debuginfo-2.84-1.9.amzn1.x86_64
    transmission-cli-2.84-1.9.amzn1.x86_64