Slackware 13.0 / 13.1 / 13.37 / 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : openvpn (SSA:2018-116-01)

high Nessus Plugin ID 109362
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New openvpn packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected openvpn package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?99592fbd

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2018-09

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109362

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2018-116-01.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 4/27/2018

Updated: 9/4/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:openvpn, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.37, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 4/27/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-9336

SSA: 2018-116-01

TRA: TRA-2018-09