Fedora 27 : 1:NetworkManager-vpnc (2018-ac02463f82)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111361

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to 1.2.6 to fix a local authenticated privilege escalation bug (CVE-2018-10900).

The issue has been discovered and responsibly disclosed by Denis Andzakovic: https://pulsesecurity.co.nz/advisories/NM-VPNC-Privesc

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Solution

Update the affected 1:NetworkManager-vpnc package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-ac02463f82

https://pulsesecurity.co.nz/advisories/NM-VPNC-Privesc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111361

File Name: fedora_2018-ac02463f82.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/27

Modified: 2018/07/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:1:NetworkManager-vpnc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10900