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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200404-17
(ipsec-tools and iputils contain a remote DoS vulnerability)
When racoon receives an ISAKMP header, it allocates memory based on the
length of the header field. Thus, an attacker may be able to cause a Denial
of Services by creating a header that is large enough to consume all
available system resources.
This vulnerability may allow an attacker to remotely cause a Denial of
A workaround is not currently known for this issue. All users are advised
to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.
See also :
ipsec-tools users should upgrade to version 0.2.5 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-firewall/ipsec-tools-0.3.1'
# emerge '>=net-firewall/ipsec-tools-0.3.1'
iputils users should upgrade to version 021109-r3 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-misc/iputils-021109-r3'
# emerge '>=net-misc/iputils-021109-r3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14482 (gentoo_GLSA-200404-17.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0403
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