A vulnerability has been reported in strongSwan, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "is_asn1()" function (libstrongswan/asn1/asn1.c) when handling XAuth usernames and EAP identities and can be exploited to cause a crash via specially crafted requests.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 5.1.0.
Provided and/or discovered by: Ewan Smythe in a bug report.
Original Advisory: strongSwan:
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Subject: strongSwan "is_asn1()" XAuth Username and EAP Identity Handling Denial of Servic
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