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Debian: Security Advisory for qbittorrent (DSA-4650-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'qbittorrent' package(s) announced via the DSA-4650-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Miguel Onoro reported that qbittorrent, a bittorrent client with a Qt5 GUI user interface, allows command injection via shell metacharacters in the torrent name parameter or current tracker parameter, which could result in remote command execution via a crafted name within an RSS feed if qbittorrent is configured to run an external program on torrent completion.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'qbittorrent' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.3.7-3+deb9u1. For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.5-1+deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your qbittorrent packages.

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