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Category:   Application (VPN)  >   strongSwan Vendors:   strongswan.org
strongSwan snprintf() Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024338
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024338
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2628   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 13 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.3.3 to prior to 4.3.7, 4.4.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in strongSwan. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can supply specially crafted data to execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.3.7, 4.4.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://lists.strongswan.org/pipermail/users/2010-August/005167.html

Vendor URL:  strongswan.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

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