Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1945-1] openconnect security update)

Technical Details

Severity Level:

High Severity

CVSS Score:


CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the 'openconnect' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1945-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
A vulnerability was discovered by Lukas Kupczyk of the Advanced Research Team at CrowdStrike Intelligence in OpenConnect, an open client for Cisco AnyConnect, Pulse, GlobalProtect VPN. A malicious HTTP server (after its identity certificate has been accepted) can provide bogus chunk lengths for chunked HTTP encoding and cause a heap overflow.

Affected Versions:
'openconnect' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 6.00-2+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your openconnect Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package


Debian Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-10-04 02:00:08

Modification Time:

2019-10-04 02:00:08

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