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HistoryMay 13, 2006 - 12:00 a.m.

FreeBSD : openvpn -- denial of service: malicious authenticated 'tap' client can deplete server virtual memory (1986449a-8b74-40fa-b7cc-0d8def8aad65)

2006-05-1300:00:00
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16

CVSS2

2.1

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

EPSS

0.003

Percentile

68.1%

James Yonan reports :

A malicious [authenticated] client in β€˜dev tap’ ethernet bridging mode could theoretically flood the server with packets appearing to come from hundreds of thousands of different MAC addresses, causing the OpenVPN process to deplete system virtual memory as it expands its internal routing table.

#%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70300
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from the FreeBSD VuXML database :
#
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#

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(21391);
  script_version("1.15");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/06");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2005-2533");

  script_name(english:"FreeBSD : openvpn -- denial of service: malicious authenticated 'tap' client can deplete server virtual memory (1986449a-8b74-40fa-b7cc-0d8def8aad65)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks for updated package in pkg_info output");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"James Yonan reports :

A malicious [authenticated] client in 'dev tap' ethernet bridging mode
could theoretically flood the server with packets appearing to come
from hundreds of thousands of different MAC addresses, causing the
OpenVPN process to deplete system virtual memory as it expands its
internal routing table."
  );
  # http://openvpn.net/changelog.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://openvpn.net/community-resources/changelog-for-openvpn-2-1/"
  );
  # https://vuxml.freebsd.org/freebsd/1986449a-8b74-40fa-b7cc-0d8def8aad65.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?fe894acb"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected package.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openvpn");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2005/07/27");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2005/08/19");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2006/05/13");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2021 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"FreeBSD Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/FreeBSD/release", "Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("freebsd_package.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/FreeBSD/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "FreeBSD");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


flag = 0;

if (pkg_test(save_report:TRUE, pkg:"openvpn<2.0.1")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_note(port:0, extra:pkg_report_get());
  else security_note(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");
VendorProductVersionCPE
freebsdfreebsdopenvpnp-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openvpn
freebsdfreebsdcpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

CVSS2

2.1

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

EPSS

0.003

Percentile

68.1%

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