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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0012

Directory traversal vulnerability in libtransmission/metainfo.c in Transmission 1.22, 1.34, 1.75, and 1.76 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a pathname within a .torrent file.
Publish Date : 2010-01-08 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0012 unix
DSA-1967 transmission -- directory traversal oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7068 unix
DSA-1967-1 transmission -- directory traversal oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13619 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0012

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Transmissionbt Transmission 1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Transmissionbt Transmission 1.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Transmissionbt Transmission 1.75 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Transmissionbt Transmission 1.76 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Transmissionbt Transmission 4

- References For CVE-2010-0012
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:008
MLIST [oss-security] 20100106 Re: CVE Request: Transmission CONFIRM
XF transmission-name-directory-traversal(55454)
VUPEN ADV-2010-0071[email protected]/msg264483.html
MLIST [debian-devel-changes] 20100105 Accepted transmission 1.77-1 (source all amd64)
MLIST [oss-security] 20100106 CVE Request: Transmission

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0012

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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