Debian Security Advisory DSA 1899-1 (strongswan)

Published: 2009-10-06 00:49:40
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:


Technical Details:
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in strongswan, an implementation of the IPSEC and IKE protocols. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2009-1957 CVE-2009-1958 The charon daemon can crash when processing certain crafted IKEv2 packets. (The old stable distribution (etch) was not affected by these two problems because it lacks IKEv2 support.) CVE-2009-2185 CVE-2009-2661 The pluto daemon could crash when processing a crafted X.509 certificate. For the old stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.0+dfsg-1+etch2. For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 4.2.4-5+lenny3. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4.3.2-1.1. We recommend that you upgrade your strongswan Linux Distribution Packages.

The remote host is missing an update to strongswan announced via advisory DSA 1899-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

CVSS Score
Debian Local Security Checks

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