Package        : network-manager-vpnc
Version        : 0.9.10.0-1+deb8u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-10900
Debian Bug     : 904255


Denis Andzakovic discovered that network-manager-vpnc, a plugin to
provide VPNC support for NetworkManager, is prone to a privilege
escalation vulnerability. A newline character can be used to inject a
Password helper parameter into the configuration data passed to vpnc,
allowing a local user with privileges to modify a system connection to
execute arbitrary commands as root.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
0.9.10.0-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your network-manager-vpnc packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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Debian LTS: DLA-1454-1: network-manager-vpnc security update

July 31, 2018
Denis Andzakovic discovered that network-manager-vpnc, a plugin to provide VPNC support for NetworkManager, is prone to a privilege escalation vulnerability

Summary



Denis Andzakovic discovered that network-manager-vpnc, a plugin to
provide VPNC support for NetworkManager, is prone to a privilege
escalation vulnerability. A newline character can be used to inject a
Password helper parameter into the configuration data passed to vpnc,
allowing a local user with privileges to modify a system connection to
execute arbitrary commands as root.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
0.9.10.0-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your network-manager-vpnc packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

--

mike gabriel aka sunweaver (Debian Developer)
fon: +49 (1520) 1976 148

GnuPG Fingerprint: 9BFB AEE8 6C0A A5FF BF22 0782 9AF4 6B30 2577 1B31
mail: sunweaver@debian.org, https://sunweavers.net/



Severity
Package        : network-manager-vpnc
Version : 0.9.10.0-1+deb8u1
CVE ID : CVE-2018-10900
Debian Bug : 904255

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