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ConnMan: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201205-02 / ConnMan
Release Date May 15, 2012
Latest Revision May 15, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-misc/connman < 1.0-r1 >= 1.0-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #415415


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ConnMan, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information


ConnMan provides a daemon for managing Internet connections.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ConnMan:

  • Errors in inet.c and rtnl.c prevent ConnMan from checking the origin of netlink messages (CVE-2012-2320).
  • ConnMan does not properly check for shell escapes when requesting a hostname via DHCP (CVE-2012-2321).
  • An infinite loop error exists in client.c (CVE-2012-2322).


A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All ConnMan users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/connman-1.0-r1"

4.  References


Page updated May 15, 2012

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