SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openvpn (SUSE-SU-2017:1622-1) (SWEET32)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for openvpn fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-6329: Show which ciphers should no longer be
used in openvpn

--show-ciphers (bsc#995374)

- CVE-2017-7478: openvpn: Authenticated user can DoS
server by using a big payload in P_CONTROL (bsc#1038709)

- CVE-2017-7479: openvpn: Denial of Service due to
Exhaustion of Packet-ID counter (bsc#1038711)

- Hardening measures found by internal audit (bsc#1038713)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100951 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6329

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