GLSA-201309-02 : strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201309-02
(strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could use ECDSA to authenticate as another user with
an invalid signature. Additionally, a remote attacker could send a
specially crafted request, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201309-02.xml

Solution :

All strongSwan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/strongswan-5.1.0'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69539 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59580
59837
61564

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2054
CVE-2013-2944
CVE-2013-5018