Package        : network-manager-vpnc
Version        :
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-10900
Debian Bug     : 904255

Denis Andzakovic discovered that network-manager-vpnc, a plugin to
provide VPNC support for NetworkManager, is prone to a privilege
escalation vulnerability. A newline character can be used to inject a
Password helper parameter into the configuration data passed to vpnc,
allowing a local user with privileges to modify a system connection to
execute arbitrary commands as root.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your network-manager-vpnc packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at:


mike gabriel aka sunweaver (Debian Developer)
fon: +49 (1520) 1976 148

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