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USN-3397-1: strongSwan vulnerability

21 August 2017

strongSwan could be made to crash or hang if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that strongSwan incorrectly handled verifying
specific RSA signatures. A remote attacker could use this issue
to cause strongSwan to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 17.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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