openSUSE 10 Security Update : openswan (openswan-6481)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42028


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected openswan package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42028

File Name: suse_openswan-6481.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/06

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:opensuse:openswan, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2661

CWE: 310