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    Debian: DSA-4312-1: tinc security update

    Date 08 Oct 2018
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in tinc, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) daemon. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4312-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    October 08, 2018                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tinc
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-16738 CVE-2018-16758
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in tinc, a Virtual Private
    Network (VPN) daemon. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
    identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2018-16738
    
        Michael Yonli discovered a flaw in the implementation of the
        authentication protocol that could allow a remote attacker to
        establish an authenticated, one-way connection with another node.
    
    CVE-2018-16758
    
        Michael Yonli discovered that a man-in-the-middle that has
        intercepted a TCP connection might be able to disable encryption of
        UDP packets sent by a node.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.0.31-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tinc packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of tinc please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/tinc
    
    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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