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Bug 644406 (CVE-2018-5702) - <net-p2p/transmission-2.93: Remote code execution (RCE) in rpc session-id via dns rebinding attack (CVE-2018-5702)
Summary: <net-p2p/transmission-2.93: Remote code execution (RCE) in rpc session-id via...
Alias: CVE-2018-5702
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B1 [glsa+ cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-01-13 00:21 UTC by Hanno Böck
Modified: 2018-06-20 02:24 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description Hanno Böck gentoo-dev 2018-01-13 00:21:47 UTC

Transmission uses a local RPC interface that can be used for attacks. Patch available in the pull request.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-01-13 22:00:26 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 1c26accdac5c7872b9215fc3a99adcc57a71eebf
Author:     Mike Gilbert <>
AuthorDate: 2018-01-13 21:54:39 +0000
Commit:     Mike Gilbert <>
CommitDate: 2018-01-13 22:00:20 +0000

    net-p2p/transmission: backport rpc host check
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.19_p11, Repoman-2.3.6_p45

 .../files/transmission-2.92-pr468.patch            | 302 +++++++++++++++++++++
 net-p2p/transmission/transmission-2.92-r3.ebuild   | 165 +++++++++++
 2 files changed, 467 insertions(+)}
Comment 2 Mike Gilbert gentoo-dev 2018-01-13 22:02:01 UTC
Ok to stabilize.
Comment 3 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev 2018-02-21 23:37:09 UTC
@ Maintainer(s): Should we go with =net-p2p/transmission-2.92-r3 or can we pick =net-p2p/transmission-2.93?
Comment 4 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev 2018-03-11 02:18:37 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 5 Mikle Kolyada archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-03-11 10:00:38 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 6 Sergei Trofimovich (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-03-20 08:00:41 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 7 Sergei Trofimovich (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-03-28 23:19:56 UTC
ppc64 stable
Comment 8 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-06-11 15:35:10 UTC
@maintainer, please drop vulnerable
Comment 9 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2018-06-20 00:29:09 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201806-07 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).