[ GLSA 201811-16 ] strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201811-16
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 26, 2018
Bugs: #648610, #656338, #658230, #668862
ID: 201811-16

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Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in strongSwan, the worst of
which could lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Background

strongSwan is an IPSec implementation for Linux.

Affected packages

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-vpn/strongswan 5.7.1=20

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or
impersonate a user.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All strongSwan users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>net-vpn/strongswan-5.7.1”

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-10811
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10811
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-16151
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16151
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-16152
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16152
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-17540
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17540
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-5388
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5388
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-6459
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6459

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-16

Concerns?

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons – Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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