GLSA-201611-02 : OpenVPN: Multiple vulnerabilities (SWEET32)

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-02
(OpenVPN: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenVPN. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to recover plaintext from encrypted
communications.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-02

Solution :

All OpenVPN users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openvpn-2.3.12'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94461 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6329

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