FreeBSD : strongswan -- Denial-of-service vulnerability in the x509 plugin (c7e8e955-6c61-11e7-9b01-2047478f2f70)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101827
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionstrongSwan security team reports :
ASN.1 CHOICE types are not correctly handled by the ASN.1 parser when parsing X.509 certificates with extensions that use such types. This could lead to infinite looping of the thread parsing a specifically crafted certificate.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.