libreswan (SL7)

Synopsis: Moderate: libreswan security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: SLSA-2016:2603-2
Issue Date: 2016-11-03
CVE Numbers: CVE-2016-5361

Security Fix(es):

* A traffic amplification flaw was found in the Internet Key Exchange
version 1 (IKEv1) protocol. A remote attacker could use a libreswan server
with IKEv1 enabled in a network traffic amplification denial of service
attack against other hosts on the network by sending UDP packets with a
spoofed source address to that server. (CVE-2016-5361)

Additional Changes:


– Scientific Linux Development Team