CVE Database

CVE-2009-0790

Impact: Important
Public: 2009-03-30
Bugzilla: 491895: CVE-2009-0790 openswan: ISAKMP DPD remote DoS

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The pluto IKE daemon in Openswan and Strongswan IPsec 2.6 before 2.6.21 and 2.4 before 2.4.14, and Strongswan 4.2 before 4.2.14 and 2.8 before 2.8.9, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash and restart) via a crafted (1) R_U_THERE or (2) R_U_THERE_ACK Dead Peer Detection (DPD) IPsec IKE Notification message that triggers a NULL pointer dereference related to inconsistent ISAKMP state and the lack of a phase2 state association in DPD.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0790 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (openswan) RHSA-2009:0402 March 30, 2009

External References

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