CVE-2018-16758

Published: 10 October 2018

Missing message authentication in the meta-protocol in Tinc VPN version 1.0.34 and earlier allows a man-in-the-middle attack to disable the encryption of VPN packets.

From the Ubuntu security team

Prevent a MITM from forcing a NULL cipher for UDP

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.9

Status

Package Release Status
tinc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.0.35-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(1.0.35-2build1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(1.0.35-2build1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin) Does not exist