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<glsa id="201309-02">
<title>strongSwan: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in strongSwan, possibly
allowing remote attackers to authenticate as other users or cause a Denial
of Service condition.
<product type="ebuild">strongswan</product>
<announced>September 01, 2013</announced>
<revised>September 01, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="net-misc/strongswan" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">5.1.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">5.1.0</vulnerable>
<p>strongSwan is an IPSec implementation for Linux.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in strongSwan. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="low">
<p>A remote attacker could use ECDSA to authenticate as another user with
an invalid signature. Additionally, a remote attacker could send a
specially crafted request, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All strongSwan users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/strongswan-5.1.0"
<uri link="">CVE-2013-2054</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-2944</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-5018</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 23 Aug 2013 13:39:48 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 01 Sep 2013 23:59:13 +0000">