strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201811-16

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

Affected Packages

net-vpn/strongswan on all architectures
Affected versions < 5.7.1
Unaffected versions >= 5.7.1

Background

strongSwan is an IPSec implementation for Linux.

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

Release Date
November 26, 2018

Latest Revision
November 26, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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