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Mandrake: freeswan Multiple vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Mandrake This patch resolves a DN impersonation attack as well as a denial of service.

Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           freeswan
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:070
 Date:                   July 14th, 2004

 Affected versions:	 10.0, 9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1,
			 Multi Network Firewall 8.2

 Problem Description:

 Thomas Walpuski discovered a vulnerability in the X.509 handling of
 super-freeswan, openswan, strongSwan, and FreeS/WAN with the X.509
 patch applied.  This vulnerability allows an attacker to make up their
 own Certificate Authority that can allow them to impersonate the
 identity of a valid DN.  As well, another hole exists in the CA
 checking code that could create an endless loop in certain instances.
 Mandrakesoft encourages all users who use FreeS/WAN or super-freeswan
 to upgrade to the updated packages which are patched to correct these


 Updated Packages:
 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 6c597ac14ac13e281d2f685e01cfb120  10.0/RPMS/freeswan-2.04-3.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 72975d40cd986612150eca445d123c69  10.0/RPMS/super-freeswan-1.99.8-8.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 d26a97f445182fd6d37da1f0cb8b3a4a  10.0/RPMS/super-freeswan-doc-1.99.8-8.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 6428713ada795017334807aae1b8b9e1  10.0/SRPMS/freeswan-2.04-3.1.100mdk.src.rpm
 0a8ea26452bf9275aca1f1b95c9997cc  10.0/SRPMS/super-freeswan-1.99.8-8.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
 3ae552614dc10d672956e82cc062ef40  amd64/10.0/RPMS/freeswan-2.04-3.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 46d4b962019ca063a938057a817a015b  amd64/10.0/RPMS/super-freeswan-1.99.8-8.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 143b47584e409e517f2462a2311b37d8  amd64/10.0/RPMS/super-freeswan-doc-1.99.8-8.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 6428713ada795017334807aae1b8b9e1  amd64/10.0/SRPMS/freeswan-2.04-3.1.100mdk.src.rpm
 0a8ea26452bf9275aca1f1b95c9997cc  amd64/10.0/SRPMS/super-freeswan-1.99.8-8.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1:
 5b7577b574dcbb4244f08546aa45f372  corporate/2.1/RPMS/freeswan-1.98b-3.1.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 9b95691493ac84ad3ddce6f10f24ea0f  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/freeswan-1.98b-3.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 3dfdb78ce29582b6734f61c2c0973936  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/freeswan-1.98b-3.1.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 9b95691493ac84ad3ddce6f10f24ea0f  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/freeswan-1.98b-3.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.1:
 1093013e9c096abc37376c121c61c129  9.1/RPMS/freeswan-1.99-3.1.91mdk.i586.rpm
 c186b6edc304f4c8543ff7acb93fbca4  9.1/SRPMS/freeswan-1.99-3.1.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2:
 193ed47d74da8b50811e2103fffef056  9.2/RPMS/freeswan-2.01-2.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 5a5c99eedc7a9df65b8d4e3d02501cfe  9.2/SRPMS/freeswan-2.01-2.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2/AMD64:
 45a782c82322e0f7c4377118475d5036  amd64/9.2/RPMS/freeswan-2.01-2.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 5a5c99eedc7a9df65b8d4e3d02501cfe  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/freeswan-2.01-2.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Multi Network Firewall 8.2:
 023520bddf59be203bda9eba76d29033  mnf8.2/RPMS/freeswan-1.98b-2.2.M82mdk.i586.rpm
 d0d04c3d0a1842ab7cbfc8eae726113a  mnf8.2/SRPMS/freeswan-1.98b-2.2.M82mdk.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security.  You can obtain
 the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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