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Re: [Openvpn-users] Today (8/14/2007) Microsoft update broke all Windows OpenVPN setups!

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Today (8/14/2007) Microsoft update broke all Windows OpenVPN setups!
  • From: lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 12:18:54 +0200

Am Mittwoch, 15. August 2007 02:48:28 schrieb Andrew Scherpbier:
> Hi,
> I've been getting bombarded with complaints from my remote users that
> their VPN no longer works.
> The setup:
> Debian GW with OpenVPN 2.0.9-8
> Windows XPSP2 clients use OpenVPNGui 1.0.3 (with OpenVPN 2.0.9)
> We've been using this setup for a long time, but today things started
> breaking, but only for windows users.
> Mac and Linux users are still connected, no problem.
> The symptoms:
> On the windows machines, the route to the office network doesn't get
> installed when OpenVPN connects.
> Since this started happening this morning, and I've had several windows
> boxen get windows updates, my suspicions when there.  Indeed, after a
> system restore to *before* this morning's updates, the VPN works like a
> charm.
> I have not been able to figure out which update is the culprit, but I
> know it has to be one of these:
> KB936782
> KB936021
> KB938127
> KB938828
> KB921503
> KB938829
> KB937143
> Of those the KB938828 looks the most mysterious.
> So, has anyone else seen this?
> Does anyone know which specific update causes the problem?
> Does anyone know any other workaround?
> --Andrew Scherpbier
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Hi Andrew,

Although I have no MS Systems here, I have asked my Co-author Norbert Graf to 
check this. I'll get back to you as soon as I get the info... :-)


Best Regards - Mit freundlichen Gruessen
Markus Feilner
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