Upstream information

CVE-2008-4551 at MITRE

Description

strongSwan 4.2.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via an IKE_SA_INIT message with a large number of NULL values in a Key Exchange payload, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference for the return value of the mpz_export function in the GNU Multiprecision Library (GMP).

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 435194 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • strongswan-debuginfo >= 4.2.1-11.4
  • strongswan-debugsource >= 4.2.1-11.4
openSUSE 11.0
  • strongswan >= 4.2.1-11.4
  • strongswan-doc >= 4.2.1-11.4