Upstream information

CVE-2023-38711 at MITRE


An issue was discovered in Libreswan before 4.12. When an IKEv1 Quick Mode connection configured with ID_IPV4_ADDR or ID_IPV6_ADDR receives an IDcr payload with ID_FQDN, a NULL pointer dereference causes a crash and restart of the pluto daemon. NOTE: the earliest affected version is 4.6.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Liberty Linux 8
  • libreswan >= 4.12-2.el8
SUSE Liberty Linux 9
  • libreswan >= 4.12-1.el9

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Aug 9 08:01:38 2023
CVE page last modified: Wed Nov 29 00:39:56 2023