Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5493-1 open-vm-tools -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Sep 2023
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1050970.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-20867, CVE-2023-20900.
- More information:
Two security issues have been discovered in the Open VMware Tools, which may result in a man-in-the-middle attack or authentication bypass.
For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 2:11.2.5-2+deb11u2.
For the stable distribution (bookworm), these problems have been fixed in version 2:12.2.0-1+deb12u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your open-vm-tools packages.
For the detailed security status of open-vm-tools please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/open-vm-tools