DescriptionNetwork 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.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
- SUSE-SU-2018:2297-1, published Fri Aug 10 07:07:36 MDT 2018
- openSUSE-SU-2018:2307-1, published Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:09:21 +0200 (CEST)
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3|| ||Patchnames:
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3|| ||Patchnames:
|openSUSE Leap 42.3|| ||Patchnames:
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3||NetworkManager-vpnc||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3||NetworkManager-vpnc||Released|