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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-4073: Openswan: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-4073: Openswan: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/17/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the cryptographic helper handler functionality in Openswan 2.3.0 through 2.6.36 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (pluto IKE daemon crash) via vectors related to the (1) quick_outI1_continue and (2) quick_outI1 functions.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-openswan

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