CVE-2013-6466

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-01-15
Bugzilla:
1050277: CVE-2013-6466 openswan: dereferencing missing IKEv2 payloads causes pluto daemon to restart

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Openswan 2.6.39 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and IKE daemon restart) via IKEv2 packets that lack expected payloads.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6466 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 5
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 6 (openswan) RHSA-2014:0185 2014-02-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (openswan) RHSA-2014:0185 2014-02-18

External References