SuSE 11 Security Update : strongswan (SAT Patch Number 966)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41455


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


This update fixes two denial of service bugs that can lead to a remote pre-auth crash while processing a IKE_SA_INIT or a IKE_AUTH request.
CVE-2009-1957 / CVE-2009-1958 have been assigned to this issue.


Apply SAT patch number 966.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41455

File Name: suse_11_strongswan-090608.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

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:strongswan, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:strongswan-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: 2009/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1957, CVE-2009-1958

CWE: 399