Vigil@nce - OpenVPN: out-of-bounds memory reading via resolve_remote
October 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Consequences: data reading, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: internet client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 28/08/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via resolve_remote() of OpenVPN, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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