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[ MDVSA-2014:246 ] openvpn Dec 14 2014 06:18PM
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2014:246
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : openvpn
Date : December 14, 2014
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

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).

The openvpn packages has been updated to the 2.3.2 version and patched
to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-8104
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0512.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
3a42bcbe293ca45d3a98cb693cbf1a5e mbs1/x86_64/lib64openvpn-devel-2.3.2-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
668ffb9de106e3a9d810e62c38dc12b5 mbs1/x86_64/openvpn-2.3.2-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
f5026f54021c4b0b06b30ce7d846e599 mbs1/SRPMS/openvpn-2.3.2-1.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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