openSUSE Security Update : openvpn (openSUSE-2018-705)

high Nessus Plugin ID 110961

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for openvpn fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-9336: Fix potential double-free() in Interactive Service could lead to denial of service (bsc#1090839).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected openvpn packages.

See Also

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

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1090839

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110961

File Name: openSUSE-2018-705.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/9/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#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: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:15.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:openvpn:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-auth-pam-plugin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-auth-pam-plugin-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-down-root-plugin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-down-root-plugin-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 7/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-9336