SuSE 11.1 Security Update : strongswan (SAT Patch Number 6333)

High Nessus Plugin ID 64226


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


This update fixed a security issue in strongswan's 'gmp' plugin which could be exploited by attackers to forge RSA signature/certificate to authenticate as any legitimate user. (CVE-2012-2388)


Apply SAT patch number 6333.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64226

File Name: suse_11_strongswan-120523.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2012/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2388