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[DSA965] DSA-965-1 ipsec-tools

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-965-1 ipsec-tools

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The Internet Key Exchange version 1 (IKEv1) implementation in racoon
from ipsec-tools, IPsec tools for Linux, try to dereference a NULL
pointer under certain conditions which permits a remote attacker to
cause a denial of service.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain ipsec-tools.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.5.2-1sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.6.3-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your racoon package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-965
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 15523

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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