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MDKSA-2006:069: 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-2006:069 (openvpn).
A vulnerability in OpenVPN 2.0 through 2.0.5 allows a malicious server to
execute arbitrary code on the client by using setenv with the LD_PRELOAD
environment variable. Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue
by removing setenv support.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:069
Threat Level: High
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