Upstream information

CVE-2018-5388 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 6.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1094462 [CONFIRMED], 1101792 [NEW]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 strongswan Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS strongswan Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 strongswan Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS strongswan Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS strongswan Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS strongswan Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 strongswan Affected