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

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

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 :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0512.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
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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