CVE-2009-2185

NameCVE-2009-2185
DescriptionThe 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.
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ReferencesDSA-1898-1, DSA-1899-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs533837

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
strongswan (PTS)stretch5.5.1-4+deb9u4fixed
stretch (security)5.5.1-4+deb9u5fixed
buster5.7.2-1fixed
buster (security)5.7.2-1+deb10u1fixed
bullseye5.9.1-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.9.1-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid5.9.4-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openswansourceetch1:2.4.6+dfsg.2-1.1+etch2DSA-1898-1
openswansourcelenny1:2.4.12+dfsg-1.3+lenny2DSA-1898-1
openswansource(unstable)1:2.6.22+dfsg-1
strongswansourceetch2.8.0+dfsg-1+etch2DSA-1899-1
strongswansourcelenny4.2.4-5+lenny3DSA-1899-1
strongswansource(unstable)4.2.14-1.2533837

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