Libreswan/Openswan Pluto IKE Daemon numeric error

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A vulnerability has been found in Libreswan and Openswan and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Pluto IKE Daemon. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-189. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was released 11/09/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at lists.openswan.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-3240 since 04/10/2015. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86711 (CentOS 7 : libreswan (CESA-2015:1979)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CentOS Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 77536), Vulnerability Center (SBV-54157) and Tenable (86711).

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  • Libreswan up to up to 3.14
  • Openswan up to 2.6.44

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

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Exploitinginfoedit

Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-189
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 86711
Nessus Name: CentOS 7 : libreswan (CESA-2015:1979)
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Nessus Risk: 🔍
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OpenVAS ID: 80056
OpenVAS Name: Oracle Linux Local Check: ELSA-2015-1979
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Countermeasuresinfoedit

Recommended: Upgrade
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Timelineinfoedit

04/10/2015 🔍
11/03/2015 +207 days 🔍
11/03/2015 +0 days 🔍
11/04/2015 +1 days 🔍
11/04/2015 +0 days 🔍
11/09/2015 +5 days 🔍
11/09/2015 +0 days 🔍
11/10/2015 +1 days 🔍
11/14/2017 +735 days 🔍
03/10/2018 +116 days 🔍

Sourcesinfoedit

Advisory: lists.openswan.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-3240 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 77536
Vulnerability Center: 54157 - Libreswan 3.14 and Earlier Remote DoS via Crafted IKE Packets, Medium

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Created: 11/10/2015 09:55 AM
Updated: 03/10/2018 11:23 AM
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