openSUSE Security Update : openvpn (openSUSE-SU-2014:1594-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79821

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

openvpn was updated to fix a denial-of-service vulnerability where an authenticated client could stop the server by triggering a server-side ASSERT (bnc#907764,CVE-2014-8104),

Solution

Update the affected openvpn packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=907764

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-12/msg00039.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79821

File Name: openSUSE-2014-759.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvpn, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-auth-pam-plugin, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-auth-pam-plugin-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-down-root-plugin, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvpn-down-root-plugin-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/1/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8104