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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-7479): OpenVPN vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-7479): OpenVPN vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2017
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

OpenVPN versions before 2.3.15 and before 2.4.2 are vulnerable to reachable assertion when packet-ID counter rolls over resulting into Denial of Service of server by authenticated attacker.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-openvpn

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