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Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200503-33] IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-33
(IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service)


Sebastian Krahmer has reported a potential remote Denial of
Service vulnerability in the ISAKMP header parsing code of racoon.

Impact

A possible hacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service of racoon
using a specially crafted ISAKMP packet.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0398
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=6787713&forum_id=32000


Solution:
All IPsec-Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-firewall/ipsec-tools-0.4-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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