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Secunia Security Advisory 46384

Secunia Security Advisory 46384
Posted Oct 14, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Fedora has issued an update for openswan. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, fedora
MD5 | 152a0862e5ccd3818f9053b55d795e0c

Secunia Security Advisory 46384

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TITLE:
Fedora update for openswan

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46384

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46384/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46384

RELEASE DATE:
2011-10-15

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46384/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46384/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46384

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Fedora has issued an update for openswan. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of
Service).

For more information:
SA46327

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the yum utility ("yum update openswan").

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
FEDORA-2011-13864:
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-October/068045.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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