CVE-2005-2533

NameCVE-2005-2533
DescriptionOpenVPN 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-851-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs324167

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openvpn (PTS)wheezy2.2.1-8+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)2.2.1-8+deb7u5fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.3.4-5+deb8u2fixed
stretch2.4.0-6+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)2.4.0-6+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.4.3-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openvpnsource(unstable)2.0.2-1high324167
openvpnsourcesarge2.0-1sarge1lowDSA-851-1

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