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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1629

OpenVPN 2.0 through 2.0.5 allows remote malicious servers to execute arbitrary code on the client by using setenv with the LD_PRELOAD environment variable.
Publish Date : 2006-04-06 Last Update Date : 2017-07-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1629

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openvpn Openvpn 6

- References For CVE-2006-1629
VUPEN ADV-2006-1261
BID 17392 OpenVPN Client Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-05
XF openvpn-ldpreload-code-execution(25667)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1629

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