GLSA-201311-13 : OpenVPN: Multiple vulnerabilities

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


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201311-13
(OpenVPN: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenVPN. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to recover plaintext from an encrypted
communication. Another vulnerability could allow remote attacker perform
a Man-in-the-Middle attack.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201311-13.xml

Solution :

All OpenVPN users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openvpn-2.3.1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70997 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36935
59672

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3555
CVE-2013-2061