SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : strongswan (SUSE-SU-2017:1473-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for strongswan fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-9022: Insufficient Input Validation in gmp
Plugin leads to Denial of service (bsc#1039514)

- CVE-2017-9023: Incorrect x509 ASN.1 parser error
handling could lead to Denial of service (bsc#1039515)

- IKEv1 protocol is vulnerable to DoS amplification attack
(bsc#985012)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1039514
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1039515
https://bugzilla.suse.com/985012
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9022.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9023.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?89c2cb48

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-906=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-906=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-906=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100589 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9022
CVE-2017-9023

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