FreeBSD : openvpn -- potential denial-of-service on servers in TCP mode (3de49331-0dec-422c-93e5-e4719e9869c5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

James Yonan reports :

If the TCP server accept() call returns an error status, the resulting
exception handler may attempt to indirect through a NULL pointer,
causing a segfault. Affects all OpenVPN 2.0 versions.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21416 (freebsd_pkg_3de493310dec422c93e5e4719e9869c5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3409

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