Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2212-1 openconnect -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 May 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 960620.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-12823.
More information:

OpenConnect, a VPN software, had a buffer overflow, causing a denial of service (application crash) or possibly unspecified other impact, via crafted certificate data to get_cert_name in gnutls.c.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 6.00-2+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your openconnect packages.

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