Debian: DSA-3084-1: openvpn security update

    Date01 Dec 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Dragana Damjanovic discovered that an authenticated client could crash an OpenVPN server by sending a control packet containing less than four bytes as payload.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3084-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    December 01, 2014                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openvpn
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-8104
    
    Dragana Damjanovic discovered that an authenticated client could crash
    an OpenVPN server by sending a control packet containing less than
    four bytes as payload.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2.1-8+deb7u3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.3.4-5.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your openvpn packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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