openSUSE Security Update : openvpn (openSUSE-SU-2013:1645-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The following security issues were fixed :

- Applied upstream patch changing to use a constant time
memcmp when comparing HMACs in openvpn_decrypt to
address ciphertext injection in UDP mode (CVE-2013-2061,
bnc#843509).
[0006-openvpn-2.0.9-HMAC-memcmp-CVE-2013-2061_bnc843509.
patch]

Changes in openvpn :

- Applied upstream patch changing to use a constant time
memcmp when comparing HMACs in openvpn_decrypt to
address ciphertext injection in UDP mode (CVE-2013-2061,
bnc#843509).
[0006-openvpn-2.0.9-HMAC-memcmp-CVE-2013-2061_bnc843509.
patch]

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00012.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=843509

Solution :

Update the affected openvpn packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75191 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2061

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