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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201811-16 ] strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 18:53:37
Message-Id: 20181126183646.GB20142@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201811-16
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: November 26, 2018
     Bugs: #648610, #656338, #658230, #668862
       ID: 201811-16

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in strongSwan, the worst of
which could lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Background
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strongSwan is an IPSec implementation for Linux.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-vpn/strongswan           < 5.7.1                    >= 5.7.1 

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or
impersonate a user.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All strongSwan users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-vpn/strongswan-5.7.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-10811
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10811
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-16151
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16151
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-16152
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16152
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-17540
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17540
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-5388
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5388
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-6459
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6459

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-16

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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