Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2013-201)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.

Insight

Insight

The openvpn_decrypt function in crypto.c in OpenVPN 2.3.0 and earlier, when running in UDP mode, allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a timing attack involving an HMAC comparison function that does not run in constant time and a padding oracle attack on the CBC mode cipher.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update openvpn to update your system.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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