Scientific Linux Security Update : libreswan on SL7.x x86_64 (20161103)

high Nessus Plugin ID 95845
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A traffic amplification flaw was found in the Internet Key Exchange version 1 (IKEv1) protocol. A remote attacker could use a libreswan server with IKEv1 enabled in a network traffic amplification denial of service attack against other hosts on the network by sending UDP packets with a spoofed source address to that server.
(CVE-2016-5361)

Additional Changes :

Solution

Update the affected libreswan and / or libreswan-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ad9e874e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95845

File Name: sl_20161103_libreswan_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libreswan, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libreswan-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/3/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/16/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5361