Fedora 21 : openvpn-2.3.6-1.fc21 (2014-16060)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79910


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix for CVE-2014-8104.

https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/SecurityAnnouncement-97597e 732b

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected openvpn package.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79910

File Name: fedora_2014-16060.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openvpn, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/2/2014

Reference Information

BID: 71402

FEDORA: 2014-16060