Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : openvpn (MDKSA-2006:069)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability in OpenVPN 2.0 through 2.0.5 allows a malicious server
to execute arbitrary code on the client by using setenv with the
LD_PRELOAD environment variable.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue by removing
setenv support.

Solution :

Update the affected openvpn package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21206 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-069.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1629

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