AlmaLinux 8 : libreswan (ALSA-2023:3095)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 176129

Synopsis

The remote AlmaLinux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2023:3095 advisory.

- Libreswan 4.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assert failure and daemon restart) via crafted TS payload with an incorrect selector length. (CVE-2023-23009)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected libreswan package.

See Also

https://errata.almalinux.org/8/ALSA-2023-3095.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 176129

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2023-3095.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 5/19/2023

Updated: 5/19/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-23009

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:libreswan, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::appstream, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::baseos, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::highavailability, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::nfv, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::powertools, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::realtime, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::resilientstorage, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::sap, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::sap_hana, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::supplementary

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AlmaLinux/release, Host/AlmaLinux/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/16/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/21/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-23009

CWE: 20