CVE-2008-3459 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in OpenVPN 2.1-beta14 through 2.1-rc8, when running on non-Windows systems, allows remote servers to execute arbitrary commands via crafted (1) lladdr and (2) iproute configuration directives, probably related to shell metacharacters.


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Evaluator Impact

The following events must take place for successful exploitation: 1) the client has agreed to allow the server to push configuration directives to it by including "pull" or the macro "client" in its configuration file 2) the client succesfully authenticates the server 3) the server is malicious or has been compromised and is under the control of the attacker 4) the client is running a non-Windows OS.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openvpn.net/index.php/documentation/change-log/changelog-21.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30532
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020626
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2316 Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44209

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-16 Configuration cwe source acceptance level NIST  
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3459
NVD Published Date:
08/04/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE