Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : openvpn (MDKSA-2005:206-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Two Denial of Service vulnerabilities exist in OpenVPN. The first
allows a malicious or compromised server to execute arbitrary code on
the client (CVE-2005-3393). The second DoS can occur if when in TCP
server mode, OpenVPN received an error on accept(2) and the resulting
exception handler causes a segfault (CVE-2005-3409).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these problems.

Update :

Packages are now available for Mandriva Linux 2006.

Solution :

Update the affected openvpn package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20440 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-206.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3393

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