[USN-3284-1] OpenVPN vulnerabilities
steve.beattie at canonical.com
Thu May 11 14:53:59 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3284-1
May 11, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.04
Several security issues were fixed in OpenVPN.
- openvpn: virtual private network software
It was discovered that OpenVPN improperly triggered an assert when
receiving an oversized control packet in some situations. A remote
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (server or client
It was discovered that OpenVPN improperly triggered an assert when packet
ids rolled over. An authenticated remote attacker could use this to cause a
denial of service (application crash). (CVE-2017-7479)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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