openSUSE Security Update : openswan (openswan-687)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40086


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


By sending a specially crafted Dead Peer Detection (DPD) packet remote attackers could crash the pluto IKE daemon (CVE-2009-0790).


Update the affected openswan package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40086

File Name: suse_11_0_openswan-090324.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openswan, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0790

CWE: 20