FreeBSD : OpenVPN -- denial of service security vulnerability (23ab5c3e-79c3-11e4-8b1e-d050992ecde8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The OpenVPN project reports :

In late November 2014 Dragana Damjanovic notified OpenVPN developers
of a critical denial of service security vulnerability
(CVE-2014-8104). The vulnerability allows an tls-authenticated client
to crash the server by sending a too-short control channel packet to
the server. In other words this vulnerability is denial of service
only.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5f3c40e7
http://www.nessus.org/u?57373489

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79656 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8104

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