Amazon Linux AMI : openvpn (ALAS-2013-201)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

The openvpn_decrypt function in crypto.c in OpenVPN 2.3.0 and earlier,
when running in UDP mode, allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive
information via a timing attack involving an HMAC comparison function
that does not run in constant time and a padding oracle attack on the
CBC mode cipher.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6ee5b1ad

Solution :

Run 'yum update openvpn' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69759 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2061