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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-5388: strongswan integer underflow leads to buffer overflow and denial of service in stroke_socket.c

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-5388: strongswan integer underflow leads to buffer overflow and denial of service in stroke_socket.c

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/31/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/13/2018
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

In stroke_socket.c in strongSwan before 5.6.3, a missing packet length check could allow a buffer underflow, which may lead to resource exhaustion and denial of service while reading from the socket.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-strongswan

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