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Debian: Security update for openswan

The information security group at ETH Zurich discovered a denial of service vulnerability in the crypto helper handler of the IKE daemon pluto. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2374-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 26, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : openswan
Vulnerability  : implementation error
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4073 
Debian Bug     : 650674

The information security group at ETH Zurich discovered a denial of 
service vulnerability in the crypto helper handler of the IKE daemon
pluto. More information can be found in the upstream advisory at
http://openswan.org/download/CVE-2011-4073/CVE-2011-4073.txt  

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2.4.12+dfsg-1.3+lenny4.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2.6.28+dfsg-5+squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2.6.37-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your openswan packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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