Release and vulnerability announcements for strongSwan

We are happy to announce the release of strongSwan 5.3.1, which brings AES-NI support and fixes a vulnerability and several other issues.

A denial-of-service and potential remote code execution vulnerability triggered by crafted IKE messages was discovered in strongSwan. Versions 5.2.2 and 5.3.0 are affected.

We are proud to announce the release of strongSwan 5.3.0, which brings make-before-break re-authentication for IKEv2, support for RFC 7427 signature authentication, a Python VICI interface, and numerous other new features and fixes.