Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 update for libreswan



Published: 2020-05-12
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-1763
CWE ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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libreswan (Red Hat package)
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - Update Services for SAP Solutions
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (for IBM Power LE) - Update Services for SAP Solutions
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 - Extended Update Support
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems - Extended Update Support
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Extended Update Support
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Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1763

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when processing IKEv1 informational exchange messages. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

libreswan (Red Hat package): 3.29-6.el8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 - Extended Update Support: 8.1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support: 8.1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems - Extended Update Support: 8.1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Extended Update Support: 8.1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 8.1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (for IBM Power LE) - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 8.1

CPE External links

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2071

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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