FreeBSD : OpenVPN -- Buffer overflow in PAM authentication and DoS through port sharing (0dc8be9e-19af-11e6-8de0-080027ef73ec)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91145


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Samuli Seppanen reports :

OpenVPN 2.3.11 [...] fixes two vulnerabilities: a port-share bug with DoS potential and a buffer overflow by user-supplied data when using pam authentication.[...]


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91145

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0dc8be9e19af11e68de0080027ef73ec.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/05/16

Modified: 2016/05/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/03