SuSE 10 Security Update : strongswan (ZYPP Patch Number 6286)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41587


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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 ZYPP patch number 6286.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41587

File Name: suse_strongswan-6286.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: 2009/06/08

Reference Information

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

CWE: 399