GLSA-201405-18 : OpenConnect: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74060
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-18 (OpenConnect: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
A stack-based buffer overflow error has been discovered in OpenConnect.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll OpenConnect users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openconnect-4.08'