Upstream information

CVE-2018-10900 at MITRE

Description

Network Manager VPNC plugin (aka networkmanager-vpnc) before version 1.2.6 is vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack. A new line character can be used to inject a Password helper parameter into the configuration data passed to VPNC, allowing an attacker to execute arbitrary commands as root.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 8.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1101147 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • NetworkManager-vpnc >= 1.0.8-8.4.2
  • NetworkManager-vpnc-gnome >= 1.0.8-8.4.2
  • NetworkManager-vpnc-lang >= 1.0.8-8.4.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1538
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • NetworkManager-vpnc >= 1.0.8-8.4.2
  • NetworkManager-vpnc-gnome >= 1.0.8-8.4.2
  • NetworkManager-vpnc-lang >= 1.0.8-8.4.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2018-1538
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • NetworkManager-vpnc >= 1.0.8-7.3.1
  • NetworkManager-vpnc-debuginfo >= 1.0.8-7.3.1
  • NetworkManager-vpnc-debugsource >= 1.0.8-7.3.1
  • NetworkManager-vpnc-gnome >= 1.0.8-7.3.1
  • NetworkManager-vpnc-gnome-debuginfo >= 1.0.8-7.3.1
  • NetworkManager-vpnc-lang >= 1.0.8-7.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-859


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 NetworkManager-vpnc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 NetworkManager-vpnc Released