Upstream information

CVE-2011-2660 at MITRE


The modify_resolvconf_suse script in the vpnc package before 0.5.1-55.10.1 in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted DNS domain name.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 708656 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SLED-10-SP3 vpnc Released
SLED-10-SP4 vpnc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 vpnc Released