SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : strongswan (SUSE-SU-2015:1227-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

strongswan was updated to fix a problem that could enable rogue
servers to gain user credentials from a client in certain IKEv2
setups. (CVE-2015-4171)

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/933591
http://www.nessus.org/u?51b3cc55
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-4171.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?4ee287aa

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 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-strongswan=10739

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-strongswan=10739

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-strongswan=10739

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84724 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74933

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4171

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