CVE-2009-2185

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2009-06-22
Bugzilla:
507362: CVE-2009-2185 Openswan ASN.1 parser vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ASN.1 parser (pluto/asn1.c, libstrongswan/asn1/asn1.c, libstrongswan/asn1/asn1_parser.c) in (a) strongSwan 2.8 before 2.8.10, 4.2 before 4.2.16, and 4.3 before 4.3.2; and (b) openSwan 2.6 before 2.6.22 and 2.4 before 2.4.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (pluto IKE daemon crash) via an X.509 certificate with (1) crafted Relative Distinguished Names (RDNs), (2) a crafted UTCTIME string, or (3) a crafted GENERALIZEDTIME string.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2185 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 5 (openswan) RHSA-2009:1138 2009-07-02

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