Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3143-1 strongswan -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Oct 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-40617.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a potential denial of service vulnerability in strongswan, an IPsec VPN solution.
Strongswan could have queried URLs with untrusted certificates, and this could potentially lead to a DoS attack by blocking the fetcher thread.
For Debian 10
Buster, this problem has been fixed in version 5.7.2-1+deb10u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your strongswan packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS