Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openvpn (MDVSA-2015:139)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82392


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated openvpn packages fix security vulnerability :

Dragana Damjanovic discovered that OpenVPN incorrectly handled certain control channel packets. An authenticated attacker could use this issue to cause an OpenVPN server to crash, resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2014-8104).


Update the affected lib64openvpn-devel and / or openvpn packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82392

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-139.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openvpn-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openvpn, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8104

MDVSA: 2015:139