Debian: DSA-3956-1: connman security update

    Date27 Aug 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Security consultants in NRI Secure Technologies discovered a stack overflow vulnerability in ConnMan, a network manager for embedded devices. An attacker with control of the DNS responses to the DNS proxy in ConnMan might crash the service and, in same cases, remotely execute
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3956-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Luciano Bello
    August 27, 2017                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : connman
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-12865
    Debian Bug     : 872844
    
    Security consultants in NRI Secure Technologies discovered a stack
    overflow vulnerability in ConnMan, a network manager for embedded
    devices. An attacker with control of the DNS responses to the DNS proxy
    in ConnMan might crash the service and, in same cases, remotely execute
    arbitrary commands in the host running the service.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.21-1.2+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.33-3+deb9u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.33-3+deb9u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.35-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your connman packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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