SuSE 11 Security Update : openswan (SAT Patch Number 1048)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41445


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


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


Apply SAT patch number 1048.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41445

File Name: suse_11_openswan-090627.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: 2009/06/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2185

CWE: 20