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|Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 6:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201411-07 ] Openswan: Denial of Service
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Openswan: Denial of Service (GLSA 201411-07)
Date: November 23, 2014
A NULL pointer dereference in Openswan may allow remote attackers
to cause Denial of Service.
Openswan is an implementation of IPsec for Linux.
Vulnerable: <= 2.6.39-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
A NULL pointer dereference has been found in Openswan.
A remote attacker could create a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
Gentoo has discontinued support for Openswan. We recommend that users
NOTE: The Gentoo developer(s) maintaining Openswan have discontinued
|# emerge --unmerge "net-misc/openswan"
support at this time. It may be possible that a new Gentoo developer will
update Openswan at a later date. Alternatives packages such as Libreswan
and strongSwan are currently available in Gentoo Portage.