Bug 1952934 (CVE-2020-15078)

Summary: CVE-2020-15078 openvpn: Authentication bypass with deferred authentication
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Michael Kaplan <mkaplan>
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Fixed In Version: openvpn 2.5.2, openvpn 2.4.11 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Description Michael Kaplan 2021-04-23 15:34:12 UTC
OpenVPN 2.5.1 and earlier versions allows a remote attackers to bypass
authentication and access control channel data on servers configured with
deferred authentication, which can be used to potentially trigger further
information leaks.

Comment 1 Michael Kaplan 2021-04-23 15:34:35 UTC
Created openvpn tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1952936]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1952935]

Comment 2 Michael Kaplan 2021-04-23 15:36:46 UTC
External References:

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=987380

Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-04-23 16:46:33 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.