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MDKSA-2006:069: openvpn

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the openvpn package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:069 (openvpn).



A vulnerability in OpenVPN 2.0 through 2.0.5 permits 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
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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