[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2006:069 ] - Updated openvpn packages fix vulnerability
Posted on: 04/11/2006 04:42 AM

The Mandriva Security Team published a new security update for Mandriva Linux. Here the announcement:

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2006:069
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : openvpn
Date : April 10, 2006
Affected: 2006.0, Multi Network Firewall 2.0
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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.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1629
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
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 2006.0/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

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
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
lt;security*mandriva.comgt;
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