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<glsa id="201412-41">
<title>OpenVPN: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in OpenVPN could lead to Denial of Service.</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">openvpn</product>
<announced>December 26, 2014</announced>
<revised>December 26, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>531308</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-misc/openvpn" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.3.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.3.6</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>OpenVPN is a multi-platform, full-featured SSL VPN solution.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>OpenVPN does not properly handle control channel packets that are too
small.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote authenticated attacker could send a specially crafted control
channel packet, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All OpenVPN users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/openvpn-2.3.6"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8104">CVE-2014-8104</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:38:51 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:10:38 +0000">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>