Fedora 10 : openswan-2.6.21-2.fc10 (2009-7423)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 39772


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Mon Jul 6 2009 Avesh Agarwal <avagarwa at redhat.com> - 2.6.21-2

- Openswan ASN.1 parser vulnerability (CVE-2009-2185)

- Mon Mar 30 2009 Avesh Agarwal <avagarwa at redhat.com>
- 2.6.21-1

- new upstream release

- Fix for CVE-2009-0790 DPD crasher

- Fix remaining SADB_EXT_MAX -> K_SADB_EXT_MAX entries

- Fix ipsec setup --status not showing amount of tunnels with netkey

- Wed Dec 17 2008 Avesh Agarwal <avagarwa at redhat.com>
- 2.6.19-1

- new upstream release

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Update the affected openswan package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 39772

File Name: fedora_2009-7423.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/13

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openswan, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2185

BID: 34296, 35452

FEDORA: 2009-7423

CWE: 20