SuSE 11.3 Security Update : openvpn (SAT Patch Number 8493)

low Nessus Plugin ID 71137


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


OpenVPN used a non-constant-time memcmp in HMAC comparison in openvpn_decrypt that might have allowed remote attackers to gain knowledge of plaintext data. (CVE-2013-2061)


Apply SAT patch number 8493.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 71137

File Name: suse_11_openvpn-131101.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/29/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Azure, Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openvpn, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openvpn-auth-pam-plugin, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/1/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2061