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|Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 1:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201309-02 ] strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201309-02)
Date: September 01, 2013
Bug(s): #468504, #479396, #483202
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in strongSwan, possibly
allowing remote attackers to authenticate as other users or cause a Denial
of Service condition.
strongSwan is an IPSec implementation for Linux.
Vulnerable: < 5.1.0
Unaffected: >= 5.1.0
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in strongSwan. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could use ECDSA to authenticate as another user with
an invalid signature. Additionally, a remote attacker could send a
specially crafted request, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All strongSwan users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/strongswan-5.1.0"