Public Date:
1031830: CVE-2013-4564 libreswan: DoS due to how mangled IKE packets are handled

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Libreswan 3.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a small length value and (1) no version or (2) an invalid major number in an IKE packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4564 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libreswan Not affected

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