Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openvpn (MDVSA-2014:246)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated openvpn packages fix security vulnerability :

Dragana Damjanovic discovered that OpenVPN incorrectly handled certain
control channel packets. An authenticated attacker could use this
issue to cause an OpenVPN server to crash, resulting in a denial of
service (CVE-2014-8104).

The openvpn packages has been updated to the 2.3.2 version and patched
to correct this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected lib64openvpn-devel and / or openvpn packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79991 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71402

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8104

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