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[DSA1045] DSA-1045-1 openvpn

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1045-1 openvpn

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Hendrik Weimer discovered that OpenVPN, the Virtual Private Network
daemon, permits to push environment variables to a client permiting a
malicious VPN server to take over connected clients.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain openvpn packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0-1sarge3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.6-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your openvpn package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1045
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 17392

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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