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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 1:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201309-02 ] strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201309-02)
Severity: low
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 01, 2013
Bug(s): #468504, #479396, #483202
ID: 201309-02

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in strongSwan, possibly
allowing remote attackers to authenticate as other users or cause a Denial
of Service condition.


Background

strongSwan is an IPSec implementation for Linux.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/strongswan
Vulnerable: < 5.1.0
Unaffected: >= 5.1.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in strongSwan. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

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.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All strongSwan users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/strongswan-5.1.0"
   


References

CVE-2013-2054
CVE-2013-2944
CVE-2013-5018
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