Debian DSA-2495-1 : openconnect - buffer overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 59773


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


A buffer overflow was discovered in OpenConnect, a client for the Cisco AnyConnect VPN, which could result in denial of service.


Upgrade the openconnect packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.25-0.1+squeeze1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59773

File Name: debian_DSA-2495.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/06/29

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openconnect, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3291

DSA: 2495