ALAS-2018-950


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2018-950
Advisory Release Date: 2018-02-07 17:54 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2018-5702 

Issue Overview:

Transmission 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. (CVE-2018-5702 )


Affected Packages:

transmission


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

New Packages:
i686:
    transmission-cli-2.92-11.12.amzn1.i686
    transmission-2.92-11.12.amzn1.i686
    transmission-common-2.92-11.12.amzn1.i686
    transmission-daemon-2.92-11.12.amzn1.i686
    transmission-debuginfo-2.92-11.12.amzn1.i686

src:
    transmission-2.92-11.12.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    transmission-2.92-11.12.amzn1.x86_64
    transmission-common-2.92-11.12.amzn1.x86_64
    transmission-debuginfo-2.92-11.12.amzn1.x86_64
    transmission-cli-2.92-11.12.amzn1.x86_64
    transmission-daemon-2.92-11.12.amzn1.x86_64