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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2014:1605-1: important: Security update for OpenVPN
SUSE Security Update: Security update for OpenVPN
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2014:1605-1
Rating: important
References: #895882 #907764
Cross-References: CVE-2014-8104
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
is now available.

Description:


This update fixes a critical denial of service vulnerability in OpenVPN:

* CVE-2014-8104: Critical denial of service vulnerability in OpenVPN
servers that can be triggered by authenticated attackers.

Also an incompatibility with OpenVPN and OpenSSL in FIPS mode has been
fixed. (bnc#895882)

Security Issues:

* CVE-2014-8104
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-8104>


Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware:

zypper in -t patch slessp3-openvpn-10061

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3:

zypper in -t patch slessp3-openvpn-10061

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3:

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-openvpn-10061

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware (i586 x86_64):

openvpn-2.0.9-143.44.1
openvpn-auth-pam-plugin-2.0.9-143.44.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

openvpn-2.0.9-143.44.1
openvpn-auth-pam-plugin-2.0.9-143.44.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 (i586 x86_64):

openvpn-2.0.9-143.44.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8104.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=895882
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=907764

http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=5352ff2473420ef0f67960593d5e6560

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