SuSE 11 Security Update : openswan (SAT Patch Number 1296)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41446


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


The previous fix for a flaw in the ASN.1 parser was incomplete and had to be reworked. (CVE-2009-2661) This could lead to crashes of the pluto IKE daemon.


Apply SAT patch number 1296.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41446

File Name: suse_11_openswan-090909.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: 2009/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2661

CWE: 310