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637924: CVE-2010-3308 Openswan cisco banner option handling vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in programs/pluto/xauth.c in the client in Openswan 2.6.26 through 2.6.28 might allow remote authenticated gateways to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via a long cisco_banner (aka server_banner) field.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3308 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openswan) RHSA-2010:0892 2010-11-16


Red Hat would like to thank the Openswan project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges D. Hugh Redelmeier and Paul Wouters as the original reporters.
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