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Bug 658230 (CVE-2018-10811) - <net-vpn/strongswan-5.6.3: missing initialization of a variable in IKEv2 key derivation allows denial of service (CVE-2018-10811)
Summary: <net-vpn/strongswan-5.6.3: missing initialization of a variable in IKEv2 key ...
Alias: CVE-2018-10811
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa+ cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-06-16 13:54 UTC by Vlad K.
Modified: 2018-11-26 18:37 UTC (History)
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Description Vlad K. 2018-06-16 13:54:43 UTC
"A denial-of-service vulnerability in the IKEv2 key derivation if the openssl plugin is used in FIPS mode and HMAC-MD5 is negotiated as PRF was discovered. All strongSwan versions since 5.0.1 may be affected."

Note: I cannot access sites at the moment to take a look at original advisories.


Gentoo Security Scout
Vladimir Krstulja

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-11-15 12:38:15 UTC
Added to an existing GLSA request.
Comment 2 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2018-11-26 18:37:29 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201811-16 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).