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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2789-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
strongswan (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy4.5.2-1.5+deb7u8fixed
jessie (security), jessie5.2.1-6+deb8u2fixed
stretch5.5.1-1fixed
sid5.5.1-2fixed

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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