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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: OpenConnect: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201405-18)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 18, 2014
Bug(s): #457068
ID: 201405-18

Synopsis

A buffer overflow in OpenConnect could result in execution of
arbitrary code or Denial of Service.


Background

OpenConnect is a free client for Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN software.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/openconnect
Vulnerable: < 4.08
Unaffected: >= 4.08
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A stack-based buffer overflow error has been discovered in OpenConnect.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious VPN
server, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenConnect users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/openconnect-4.08"
   


References

CVE-2012-6128
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