Upstream information

CVE-2015-4171 at MITRE

Description

strongSwan 4.3.0 through 5.x before 5.3.2 and strongSwan VPN Client before 1.4.6, when using EAP or pre-shared keys for authenticating an IKEv2 connection, does not enforce server authentication restrictions until the entire authentication process is complete, which allows remote servers to obtain credentials by using a valid certificate and then reading the responses.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.6
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 931845 [IN_PROGRESS], 933591 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • strongswan >= 4.4.0-6.27.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 4.4.0-6.27.1
Patchnames:
sledsp3-strongswan
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-18.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-22.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-22.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-22.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-22.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-25.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-25.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-25.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-25.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-26.5.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-26.5.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-26.5.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-26.5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-18.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-297
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-26.5.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-26.5.1
  • strongswan-hmac >= 5.1.3-26.5.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-26.5.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-26.5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
  • strongswan >= 5.8.2-9.2
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.8.2-9.2
  • strongswan-hmac >= 5.8.2-9.2
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.8.2-9.2
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.8.2-9.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
  • strongswan >= 5.8.2-11.8.4
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.8.2-11.8.4
  • strongswan-hmac >= 5.8.2-11.8.4
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.8.2-11.8.4
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.8.2-11.8.4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
  • strongswan >= 5.6.0-2.43
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.6.0-2.43
  • strongswan-hmac >= 5.6.0-2.43
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.6.0-2.43
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.6.0-2.43
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for additional PackageHub packages 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP2
  • strongswan-nm >= 5.8.2-9.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for additional PackageHub packages 15 SP3
  • strongswan-nm >= 5.8.2-11.8.4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3
  • strongswan >= 4.4.0-6.27.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 4.4.0-6.27.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-strongswan
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • strongswan >= 4.4.0-6.29.2
  • strongswan-doc >= 4.4.0-6.29.2
Patchnames:
slessp4-strongswan-12152
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-hmac >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-18.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-22.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-22.1
  • strongswan-hmac >= 5.1.3-22.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-22.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-22.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-25.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-25.1
  • strongswan-hmac >= 5.1.3-25.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-25.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-25.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • strongswan >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-hmac >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.1.3-18.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.1.3-18.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-297
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • strongswan >= 5.3.5-1.1
  • strongswan-doc >= 5.3.5-1.1
  • strongswan-hmac >= 5.3.5-1.1
  • strongswan-ipsec >= 5.3.5-1.1
  • strongswan-libs0 >= 5.3.5-1.1
  • strongswan-mysql >= 5.3.5-1.1
  • strongswan-nm >= 5.3.5-1.1
  • strongswan-sqlite >= 5.3.5-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA strongswan-5.3.5-1.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 strongswan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 strongswan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 strongswan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 strongswan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 strongswan In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 strongswan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS strongswan In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 strongswan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ESPOS strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 strongswan Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 strongswan Already fixed