Brocade Security Advisory
A denial-of-service vulnerability in the x509 plugin was discovered in strongSwan. All versions are affected. Incorrect Handling of CHOICE types in ASN.1 parser and x509 plugin ASN.1 CHOICE types are not correctly handled by the ASN.1 parser when parsing X.509 certificates with extensions that use such types. This could lead to infinite looping of the thread parsing a specifically crafted certificate. Affected are all strongSwan versions up to and including 5.5.2.
Brocade is investigating its product lines to determine which products may be affected by this vulnerability and the impact on each affected product.
Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable
Brocade Fabric OS, Brocade NetIron OS, Brocade Network Advisor, Brocade Network OS, Brocade ServerIron ADX, Brocade Services Director, Brocade SLX-OS, Brocade Virtual ADX, Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager, and Brocade Virtual Web Application Firewall are confirmed not affected by this vulnerability.
There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.
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