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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2185

Original release date: 06/24/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3354
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1829
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-7423
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1898
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download.strongswan.org/CHANGES42.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11079
External Source: BID
Name: 35452
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-7478
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://up2date.astaro.com/2009/07/up2date_7404_released.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1639
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1706
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022428
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ingate.com/Relnote.php?ver=481
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1138
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1899
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download.strongswan.org/CHANGES4.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download.strongswan.org/CHANGES2.txt
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11079
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.6
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.5
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.4
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.3
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.2
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.1
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.0
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.8
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.7
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.6
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.2
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.3
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.4
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.5
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.9
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.8
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.7
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.13
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.12
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.11
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.0
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.10
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.1
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.3.0
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.3.1
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.9
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.15
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.2.14
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:4.1
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.16
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.20
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.15
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.19
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.14
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.18
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.13
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.17
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.12
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.11
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.03
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.04
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.05
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.06
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.07
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.08
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.09
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.6.10
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.4
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.4.5
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.4.3
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.4.9
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.4.1
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.4.2
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.4.10
* cpe:/a:openswan:openswan:2.4.4
* cpe:/a:strongswan:strongswan:2.8.10

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