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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-12166

OpenVPN versions before 2.3.3 and 2.4.x before 2.4.4 are vulnerable to a buffer overflow vulnerability when key-method 1 is used, possibly resulting in code execution.
Publish Date : 2017-10-03 Last Update Date : 2017-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-12166

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 Alpha2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openvpn Openvpn 10

- References For CVE-2017-12166
BID 101153 OpenVPN 'read_key()' Function Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-09-28
SECTRACK 1039470

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-12166

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