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USN-5690-1: libXdmcp vulnerability




VMware Tanzu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 16.04


It was discovered that libXdmcp was generating weak session keys. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a brute force attack and obtain another user's key. Update Instructions: Run `sudo pro fix USN-5690-1` to fix the vulnerability. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: libxdmcp-dev - 1:1.1.2-1.1ubuntu0.1~esm1 libxdmcp6 - 1:1.1.2-1.1ubuntu0.1~esm1 Available with Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only):

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2017-2625

Affected VMware Products and Versions

Severity is low unless otherwise noted.

  • Tanzu Greenplum for Kubernetes
    • All versions prior to 2.0.0
  • Operations Manager
    • 2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.25
    • 2.8.x versions prior to 2.8.16
    • 2.9.x versions prior to 2.9.12
    • 2.10.x versions prior to 2.10.3


Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigation below. On the Tanzu Network product page for each release, check the Depends On section and/or Release Notes for this information. Releases that have fixed this issue include:

  • Tanzu Greenplum for Kubernetes
    • 2.0.0
  • Operations Manager
    • 2.7.25
    • 2.8.16
    • 2.9.12
    • 2.10.3



2022-12-08: Initial vulnerability report published.