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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-7478

OpenVPN version 2.3.12 and newer is vulnerable to unauthenticated Denial of Service of server via received large control packet. Note that this issue is fixed in 2.3.15 and 2.4.2.
Publish Date : 2017-05-15 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-7478

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.3.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.3.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.3.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 Beta2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 Beta1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.0 Alpha2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openvpn Openvpn 2.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openvpn Openvpn 10

- References For CVE-2017-7478 CONFIRM
BID 98444 OpenVPN CVE-2017-7478 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-07-04
SECTRACK 1038473

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-7478

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