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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for openswan (ALAS-2013-192) (CVE-2013-2053)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for openswan (ALAS-2013-192) (CVE-2013-2053)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/09/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Buffer overflow in the atodn function in Openswan before 2.6.39, when Opportunistic Encryption is enabled and an RSA key is being used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (pluto IKE daemon crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted DNS TXT records. NOTE: this might be the same vulnerability as CVE-2013-2052 and CVE-2013-2054.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openswan
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openswan-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openswan-doc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openswan
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openswan-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openswan-doc

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