Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : strongswan vulnerability (USN-2811-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86896
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that the strongSwan eap-mschapv2 plugin incorrectly handled state. A remote attacker could use this issue to bypass authentication.
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SolutionUpdate the affected strongswan-plugin-eap-mschapv2 package.