FEDORA-EPEL-2017-6ee18d1c7b

security update in Fedora EPEL 6 for openvpn

Status: obsolete

This update brings in the latest OpenVPN v2.4.2 release. This release contains fixes for two authenticated remote DoS vulnerabilities (CVE-2017-7478 and CVE-2017-7479). For more information see the upstream security announcement.

In addition the plug-in location which got removed by an accident during the clean-up is also back again.

Comments 7

This update has been submitted for testing by dsommers.

This update has been pushed to testing.

Working on CentOS 6 as planned.

karma: +1 #1444535: +1

This update was prepared before the proper CVE bugzillas were created, but here is the reference to them.

#1450993 - CVE-2017-7478 openvpn: Unauthenticated DoS via large control packets

#1450997 - CVE-2017-7479 openvpn: DoS due to exhaustion of packet-ID counter

This update has reached 14 days in testing and can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

This update has been obsoleted by openvpn-2.4.3-1.el6.

Content Type
RPM
Status
obsolete
Test Gating
Submitted by
Update Type
security
Update Severity
high
Karma
+1
stable threshold: 2
unstable threshold: -1
Autopush
Enabled
Dates
submitted 2 years ago
in testing 2 years ago

Related Bugs 1

0+2 #1444535 Plugin symlinks missing in openvpn-2.4.1-3.el6

Automated Test Results