CVE-2013-6075

NameCVE-2013-6075
DescriptionThe compare_dn function in utils/identification.c in strongSwan 4.3.3 through 5.1.1 allows (1) remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read, NULL pointer dereference, and daemon crash) or (2) remote authenticated users to impersonate arbitrary users and bypass access restrictions via a crafted ID_DER_ASN1_DN ID, related to an "insufficient length check" during identity comparison.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2789-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
strongswan (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze4.4.1-5.6fixed
wheezy4.5.2-1.5+deb7u4fixed
wheezy (security)4.5.2-1.5+deb7u6fixed
jessie, sid5.2.1-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
strongswansource(unstable)5.1.0-3medium
strongswansourcesqueeze4.4.1-5.4mediumDSA-2789-1
strongswansourcewheezy4.5.2-1.5+deb7u2mediumDSA-2789-1

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