101574 : Libreswan programs/pluto/demux.c process_packet Function Insufficiently Sized IKE Packet Handling Remote DoS
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Libreswan contains a flaw in the process_packet function in programs/pluto/demux.c that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when handling an insufficently sized IKE packet. With a specially crafted packet, a remote attacker can restart the program.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified


It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 3.7 or higher to address this vulnerability.


3.7 (not affected)



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2014-01-07 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

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