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

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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 :

An attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service of racoon
using a specially crafted ISAKMP packet.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c02c5b89
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-33.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17642 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-33.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0398