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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201203-13
(Openswan: Denial of Service)
Two vulnerabilities have been found in Openswan:
Improper permissions are used on /var/run/starter.pid and
Openswan contains a use-after-free error in the cryptographic helper
A remote authenticated attacker or a local attacker may be able to cause
a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Openswan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openswan-2.6.37'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 10, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
Public Exploit Available : true