EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : libreswan (EulerOS-SA-2016-1078)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the libreswan package installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- 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)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9b74ef05

Solution :

Update the affected libreswan package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99838 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5361

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