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Package name openvpn
Date April 10th, 2006
Advisory ID MDKSA-2006:069
Affected versions MNF2.0, 2006.0
Synopsis Updated openvpn packages fix vulnerability

Problem Description

A vulnerability in OpenVPN 2.0 through 2.0.5 allows a malicious server
to execute arbitrary code on the client by using setenv with the
LD_PRELOAD environment variable.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue by removing
setenv support.

Updated Packages

Multi Network Firewall 2.0

 04b0406ea806da8e1f941910b0f19659  mnf/2.0/RPMS/openvpn-2.0.1-0.3.M20mdk.i586.rpm
 825a02efe56ddc34fcdc49784c50b1e1  mnf/2.0/SRPMS/openvpn-2.0.1-0.3.M20mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006

 699824d9aa9e42bf579165599268efbb  2006.0/RPMS/openvpn-2.0.1-2.2.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 38bb27a8f28546fe9cdf06213a172868  2006.0/SRPMS/openvpn-2.0.1-2.2.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006/X86_64

 4e8a99c3997f8ecd7e41aee1594a02dc  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/openvpn-2.0.1-2.2.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 38bb27a8f28546fe9cdf06213a172868  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/openvpn-2.0.1-2.2.20060mdk.src.rpm




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