Debian Security Advisory DSA 3956-1 (connman - security update)

Published: 2017-08-26 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
connman on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.21-1.2+deb8u1. For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.33-3+deb9u1. For the testing distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.33-3+deb9u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.35-1. We recommend that you upgrade your connman Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Security consultants in NRI Secure Technologies discovered a stack overflow vulnerability in ConnMan, a network manager for embedded devices. An attacker with control of the DNS responses to the DNS proxy in ConnMan might crash the service and, in same cases, remotely execute arbitrary commands in the host running the service.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12865

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3956.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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