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Vulnerability of stunnel: privilege escalation via Insecure OpenSSL Cross-compilation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Insecure OpenSSL Cross-compilation of stunnel, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: stunnel.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 11/06/2019.
Références of this alert: VIGILANCE-VUL-29489.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Insecure OpenSSL Cross-compilation of stunnel, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This threat note impacts software or systems such as stunnel.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

stunnel: version 5.55.
The version 5.55 is fixed:
  https://www.stunnel.org/downloads.html
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