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[SLUG] Anyone else having problems with Ubuntu's latest openvpn?
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- Subject: [SLUG] Anyone else having problems with Ubuntu's latest openvpn?
- From: John Clarke <johnc+slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 22:46:49 +1000
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I updated openvpn on a Ubuntu Feisty server today and discovered that
the openvpn server wouldn't allow incoming connections (tried with two
different clients). This message appears in syslog when a client
tries to connect.
May 14 16:45:46 dropbear openvpn: 18.104.22.168:33826
ERROR: '/etc/openvpn/easy-rsa/keys/server.key' is a known
vulnerable key. See 'man openssl-vulnkey' for details.
However, when I run openssl-vulnkey on that key file, it says that
the key is not blacklisted. The key was not generated on a Debian
or Ubuntu system, nor was it generated with a faulty version of
Has anyone else encountered a similar problem? Any ideas why
openvpn doesn't like my key even though it's own vulnerability
checker says it's OK?
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