Openswan < 2.6.37 Cryptographic Helper Use-After-Free Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a remote denial of service

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Openswan prior to version
2.6.37. It is, therefore, affected by a remote denial of service
vulnerability due to a use-after-free flaw in the cryptographic helper
handler. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to cause a denial of

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Openswan version 2.6.37 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 81053 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50440

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4073

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