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MDKSA-2005:206-1: openvpn Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the openvpn package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:206-1 (openvpn).
Two Denial of Service vulnerabilities exist in OpenVPN. The first allows a
malicious or compromised server to execute arbitrary code on the client
(CVE-2005-3393). The second DoS can occur if when in TCP server mode, OpenVPN
received an error on accept(2) and the resulting exception handler causes a
segfault (CVE-2005-3409). The updated packages have been patched to correct
Packages are now available for Mandriva Linux 2006.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:206-1
Threat Level: High
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