OpenVPN: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201611-02

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenVPN, the worst of which allows remote attackers to read encrypted traffic.

Affected Packages

net-misc/openvpn on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.3.12
Unaffected versions >= 2.3.12

Background

OpenVPN is a multi-platform, full-featured SSL VPN solution.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenVPN. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker may be able to recover plaintext from encrypted communications.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenVPN users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/openvpn-2.3.12"
 

References

Release Date
November 01, 2016

Latest Revision
November 01, 2016: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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