Upstream information

CVE-2005-2533 at MITRE


OpenVPN before 2.0.1, when running in "dev tap" Ethernet bridging mode, allows remote authenticated clients to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a flood of packets with a large number of spoofed MAC addresses.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 106258 [RESOLVED]

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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
  • openvpn >= 2.0-5.2