Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1538-1 tinc -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 Oct 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-16737, CVE-2018-16758.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in tinc, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) daemon. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Michael Yonli discovered a flaw in the implementation of the authentication protocol that could allow a remote attacker to establish an authenticated, one-way connection with another node.
Michael Yonli discovered that a man-in-the-middle that has intercepted a TCP connection might be able to disable encryption of UDP packets sent by a node.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.24-2+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your tinc packages.
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