FreeBSD : openvpn -- potential denial-of-service on servers in TCP mode (3de49331-0dec-422c-93e5-e4719e9869c5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21416


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


James Yonan reports :

If the TCP server accept() call returns an error status, the resulting exception handler may attempt to indirect through a NULL pointer, causing a segfault. Affects all OpenVPN 2.0 versions.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21416

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3de493310dec422c93e5e4719e9869c5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openvpn, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/11/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/11/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3409