SuSE 11 Security Update : openswan (SAT Patch Number 678)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41444


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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


Apply SAT patch number 678.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41444

File Name: suse_11_openswan-090324.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

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:suse_linux:11:openswan, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openswan-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0790

CWE: 20