openSUSE Security Update : openvpn (openSUSE-2017-717) (SWEET32)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038709
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038711
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038713
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=995374

Solution :

Update the affected openvpn packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101128 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6329
CVE-2017-7478
CVE-2017-7479

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