strongswan - IPsec VPN solution metapackage

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main i386
Package name strongswan
Package version 5.5.1
Package release 4ubuntu2.2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 172 B
Download size 26.20 KB
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The strongSwan VPN suite uses the native IPsec stack in the standard Linux
kernel. It supports both the IKEv1 and IKEv2 protocols.
This metapackage installs the packages required to maintain IKEv1 and IKEv2
connections via ipsec.conf or ipsec.secrets.


Package Version Architecture Repository
strongswan_5.5.1-4ubuntu2.2_all.deb 5.5.1 all Ubuntu Updates Main
strongswan_5.5.1-4ubuntu2_all.deb 5.5.1 all Ubuntu Main
strongswan_5.5.1-4ubuntu2_all.deb 5.5.1 all Ubuntu Main
strongswan - - -


Name Value
strongswan-charon -
strongswan-starter -


Type URL
Binary Package strongswan_5.5.1-4ubuntu2.2_all.deb
Source Package strongswan

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install strongswan deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install strongswan




2017-12-18 - Christian Ehrhardt <>
strongswan (5.5.1-4ubuntu2.2) artful; urgency=medium
* d/p/ikev1-First-do-PSK-lookups-lp1734207.patch ensure evaluation
with resolvable hostnames selects the right PSK (LP: #1734207).
2017-10-19 - Christian Ehrhardt <>
strongswan (5.5.1-4ubuntu2.1) artful; urgency=medium
* Fix Artful FTBFS due to newer glibc (LP: #1724859)
- d/p/utils-Include-stdint.h.patch: upstream fix for changed include
2017-08-15 - Leonidas S. Barbosa <>
strongswan (5.5.1-4ubuntu2) artful; urgency=medium
* SECURITY UPDATE: Fix RSA signature verification
- debian/patches/CVE-2017-11185.patch: does some
verifications in order to avoid null-point dereference
in src/libstrongswan/gmp/gmp_rsa_public_key.c
- CVE-2017-11185

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