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PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 6:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-26 ] strongSwan: Multiple Vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: strongSwan: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201412-26)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: December 13, 2014
Bug(s): #507722, #509832
ID: 201412-26

Synopsis

Two vulnerabilities have been found in strongSwan, possibly
resulting in Denial of Service or a bypass in authentication restrictions.


Background

strongSwan is an IPSec implementation for Linux.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/strongswan
Vulnerable: < 5.1.3
Unaffected: >= 5.1.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A NULL pointer dereference and an error in the IKEv2 implementation have
been found in strongSwan.


Impact

A remote attacker could create a Denial of Service condition or bypass
security restrictions.


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-5.1.3"
   


References

CVE-2014-2338
CVE-2014-2891
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