Executive Summary

Name CVE-2005-2533 First vendor Publication 2005-08-24
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2008-09-05

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 2.1 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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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.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2533

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 74

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-09-04 Name : FreeBSD Ports: openvpn
File : nvt/freebsd_openvpn0.nasl
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 851-1 (openvpn)
File : nvt/deb_851_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
18884 OpenVPN Client Spoofed MAC Address Saturation DoS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2006-05-13 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_1986449a8b7440fab7cc0d8def8aad65.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2005-10-11 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-851.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CONFIRM http://openvpn.net/changelog.html
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-851
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:145
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/16463

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