[USN-2368-1] OpenVPN vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Oct 2 17:42:28 UTC 2014
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2368-1
October 02, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
OpenVPN could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- openvpn: virtual private network software
It was discovered that OpenVPN incorrectly handled HMAC comparisons when
running in UDP mode. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could possibly be used to perform a
plaintext recovery attack.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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