GLSA-201309-02 : strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69539


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201309-02 (strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in strongSwan. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could use ECDSA to authenticate as another user with an invalid signature. Additionally, a remote attacker could send a specially crafted request, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All strongSwan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/strongswan-5.1.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69539

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201309-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/09/02

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:strongswan, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/09/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2054, CVE-2013-2944, CVE-2013-5018

BID: 59580, 59837, 61564

OSVDB: 92878, 93285, 95904

GLSA: 201309-02