GLSA-201205-02 : ConnMan: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59626


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201205-02 (ConnMan: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ConnMan:
Errors in inet.c and rtnl.c prevent ConnMan from checking the origin of netlink messages (CVE-2012-2320).
ConnMan does not properly check for shell escapes when requesting a hostname via DHCP (CVE-2012-2321).
An infinite loop error exists in client.c (CVE-2012-2322).
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All ConnMan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/connman-1.0-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59626

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201205-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/21

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:connman, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2320, CVE-2012-2321, CVE-2012-2322

OSVDB: 81704, 81705, 81706

GLSA: 201205-02