ALAS-2011-006


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2011-6
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-14 14:25 Pacific
Severity: Medium

Issue Overview:

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way Openswan's pluto IKE daemon handled certain error conditions. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could send a specially-crafted IKE packet that would crash the pluto daemon.


Affected Packages:

openswan


Issue Correction:
Run yum update openswan to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    openswan-debuginfo-2.6.36-1.12.amzn1.i686
    openswan-2.6.36-1.12.amzn1.i686
    openswan-doc-2.6.36-1.12.amzn1.i686

src:
    openswan-2.6.36-1.12.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    openswan-2.6.36-1.12.amzn1.x86_64
    openswan-debuginfo-2.6.36-1.12.amzn1.x86_64
    openswan-doc-2.6.36-1.12.amzn1.x86_64