Fedora 30 : openvpn (2020-969414e05b)

low Nessus Plugin ID 136297

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to latest upstream OpenVPN 2.4.9 release. It contains a security fix for CVE-2020-11810.

This security issue is quite hard to abuse, requiring a fairly precise timing attack combined with guessing a just assigned peer-id reference. If successful, only a single client just initiating a new connection will experience a denial of service situation. This wi why the severity is rated low.

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Solution

Update the affected openvpn package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-969414e05b

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 136297

File Name: fedora_2020-969414e05b.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/4/2020

Updated: 5/18/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-11810

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openvpn, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:30

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/27/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-11810