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Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2017:2838-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'openvpn' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2017:2838-1 advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'openvpn' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2017:2838-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for openvpn fixes the following security issues:
- CVE-2017-12166: OpenVPN was vulnerable to a buffer overflow
vulnerability when key-method 1 is used, possibly resulting in code
execution. (bsc#1060877).
- CVE-2016-6329: Now show which ciphers should no longer be used in
openvpn --show-ciphers to avoid the SWEET32 attack (bsc#995374)
- CVE-2017-7478: OpenVPN was vulnerable to unauthenticated Denial of
Service of server via received large control packet. (bsc#1038709)
- CVE-2017-7479: OpenVPN was vulnerable to reachable assertion when
packet-ID counter rolls over resulting into Denial of Service of server
by authenticated attacker. (bsc#1038711)
- Some other hardening fixes have also been applied (bsc#1038713)

Affected Software/OS:
'openvpn' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-6329
BugTraq ID: 92631
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-7478
BugTraq ID: 98444
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-7479
BugTraq ID: 98443
Debian Security Information: DSA-3900 (Google Search)
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