Scientific Linux Security Update : libreswan on SL7.x x86_64

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


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A traffic amplification flaw was found in the Internet
Key Exchange version 1 (IKEv1) protocol. A remote
attacker could use a libreswan server with IKEv1 enabled
in a network traffic amplification denial of service
attack against other hosts on the network by sending UDP
packets with a spoofed source address to that server.
(CVE-2016-5361)

Additional Changes :

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2a118599

Solution :

Update the affected libreswan and / or libreswan-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95845 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5361

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