Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3962-1 strongswan -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 03 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 872155.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11185.
- More information:
A denial of service vulnerability was identified in strongSwan, an IKE/IPsec suite, using Google's OSS-Fuzz fuzzing project.
The gmp plugin in strongSwan had insufficient input validation when verifying RSA signatures. This coding error could lead to a null pointer dereference, leading to process crash.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 5.2.1-6+deb8u5.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 5.5.1-4+deb9u1.
For the testing distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 5.6.0-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 5.6.0-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your strongswan packages.