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[ MDVSA-2009:273 ] strongswan
From: security () mandriva com
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 00:09:00 +0200


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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2009:273
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : strongswan
 Date    : October 12, 2009
 Affected: Multi Network Firewall 2.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been found and corrected in strongswan:
 
 The ASN.1 parser (pluto/asn1.c, libstrongswan/asn1/asn1.c,
 libstrongswan/asn1/asn1_parser.c) in (a) strongSwan 2.8 before 2.8.10,
 4.2 before 4.2.16, and 4.3 before 4.3.2; and (b) openSwan 2.6 before
 2.6.22 and 2.4 before 2.4.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial
 of service (pluto IKE daemon crash) via an X.509 certificate with (1)
 crafted Relative Distinguished Names (RDNs), (2) a crafted UTCTIME
 string, or (3) a crafted GENERALIZEDTIME string (CVE-2009-2185).
 
 This update fixes this vulnerability.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2185
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 Updated Packages:

 Multi Network Firewall 2.0:
 f6381e633c85c2bcc8e3ca37bc7244b4  mnf/2.0/i586/strongswan-2.0.2-1.1.M20mdk.i586.rpm 
 efae951734094a0318c61d9fa7142369  mnf/2.0/SRPMS/strongswan-2.0.2-1.1.M20mdk.src.rpm
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 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

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 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
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