GLSA-201412-26 : strongSwan: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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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-201412-26
(strongSwan: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

A NULL pointer dereference and an error in the IKEv2 implementation have
been found in strongSwan.

Impact :

A remote attacker could create a Denial of Service condition or bypass
security restrictions.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201412-26

Solution :

All strongSwan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/strongswan-5.1.3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79979 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66815
67212

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2338
CVE-2014-2891

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