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CentOS Update for openswan CESA-2014:0185 centos5

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'openswan' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

Openswan is a free implementation of Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) and Internet Key Exchange (IKE). IPsec uses strong cryptography to provide both authentication and encryption services. These services allow you to build secure tunnels through untrusted networks. A NULL pointer dereference flaw was discovered in the way Openswan's IKE daemon processed IKEv2 payloads. A remote attacker could send specially crafted IKEv2 payloads that, when processed, would lead to a denial of service (daemon crash), possibly causing existing VPN connections to be dropped. (CVE-2013-6466) All openswan users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Affected Software

Affected Software

openswan on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)