Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 / 15.04 : strongswan vulnerability (USN-2628-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 84045
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionAlexander E. Patrakov discovered that strongSwan incorrectly handled certain IKEv2 setups. A malicious server could possibly use this issue to obtain user credentials.
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SolutionUpdate the affected strongswan-ike package.