GLSA-201811-16 : strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119161


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-16 (strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in strongSwan. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or impersonate a user.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All strongSwan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-vpn/strongswan-5.7.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119161

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201811-16.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/27

Updated: 2018/11/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:strongswan, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10811, CVE-2018-16151, CVE-2018-16152, CVE-2018-17540, CVE-2018-5388, CVE-2018-6459

GLSA: 201811-16