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Chosen message with ID ae-201206-002

System: Debian GNU/Linux 6
Topic: Vulnerability in strongswan
Links: dsa-2483, CVE-2012-2388, ESB-2012.0510
ID: ae-201206-002

An authentication bypass issue was discovered in strongSwan, an IPsec-based VPN solution. When using RSA-based setups, a missing check in the gmp plugin could allow an attacker presenting a forged signature to successfully authenticate against a strongSwan responder. New packets are available for download, to fix this issue.

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