SuSE9 Security Update : freeswan (YOU Patch Number 12445)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41309


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


Two vulnerabilities in the freeswan ASN.1 parser (when handling RDNs, UTCTIME and GENERALIZEDTIME strings) could lead to remote crashes of the pluto daemon (CVE-2009-2185). This has been fixed.


Apply YOU patch number 12445.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41309

File Name: suse9_12445.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2185

CWE: 20