CVE Database

CVE-2013-4564

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-11-18
Bugzilla: 1031830: CVE-2013-4564 libreswan: DoS due to how mangled IKE packets are handled

Details

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 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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Red Hat security errata

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External References

https://libreswan.org/security/CVE-2013-4564/CVE-2013-4564.txt.asc

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