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computer threat alert for strongSwan: denial of service via IKEv2 Key Derivation FIPS PRF HMAC-MD5 - CVE-2018-10811

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via IKEv2 Key Derivation FIPS PRF HMAC-MD5 of strongSwan, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 18/06/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-10811, DSA-4229-1, FEDORA-2018-0de3edbdea, openSUSE-SU-2019:2594-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:2598-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3056-1, USN-3771-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26441.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via IKEv2 Key Derivation FIPS PRF HMAC-MD5 of strongSwan, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat

Debian: new strongswan packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: strongswan 5.2.1-6+deb8u6
  Debian 9: strongswan 5.5.1-4+deb9u2

Fedora 28: new strongswan packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 28: strongswan 5.6.3-1.fc28

openSUSE Leap 15: new strongswan packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: strongswan 5.6.0-lp150.3.3.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: strongswan 5.6.0-lp151.4.3.1

SUSE LE 15: new strongswan packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: strongswan 5.6.0-4.3.2

Ubuntu: new strongswan packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: strongswan 5.6.2-1ubuntu2.2
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: strongswan 5.3.5-1ubuntu3.7
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: strongswan 5.1.2-0ubuntu2.10
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