Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1945-1 openconnect -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 03 Oct 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 940871.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-16239.
- More information:
A vulnerability was discovered by Lukas Kupczyk of the Advanced Research Team at CrowdStrike Intelligence in OpenConnect, an open client for Cisco AnyConnect, Pulse, GlobalProtect VPN. A malicious HTTP server (after its identity certificate has been accepted) can provide bogus chunk lengths for chunked HTTP encoding and cause a heap overflow.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 6.00-2+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your openconnect packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS