CentOS 9 : libreswan-4.9-4.el9

high Nessus Plugin ID 191415

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates for libreswan.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 9 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the libreswan-4.9-4.el9 build changelog.

- remote DoS via crafted TS payload with an incorrect selector length (rhbz#2173674) (CVE-2023-23009)

- pluto in Libreswan before 4.11 allows a denial of service (responder SPI mishandling and daemon crash) via unauthenticated IKEv1 Aggressive Mode packets. The earliest affected version is 3.28. (CVE-2023-30570)

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

Solution

Update the CentOS 9 Stream libreswan package.

See Also

https://kojihub.stream.centos.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=32582

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 191415

File Name: centos9_libreswan-4_9-4.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/29/2024

Updated: 2/29/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-30570

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:centos:centos:9, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libreswan

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/4/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/21/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-23009, CVE-2023-30570