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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-200512-04
(Openswan, IPsec-Tools: Vulnerabilities in ISAKMP Protocol implementation)
The Oulu University Secure Programming Group (OUSPG) discovered that
various ISAKMP implementations, including Openswan and racoon (included
in the IPsec-Tools package), behave in an anomalous way when they
receive and handle ISAKMP Phase 1 packets with invalid or abnormal
A remote attacker could craft specific packets that would result in a
Denial of Service attack, if Openswan and racoon are used in specific,
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Openswan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openswan-2.4.4'
All IPsec-Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose net-firewall/ipsec-tools
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20313 (gentoo_GLSA-200512-04.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3671CVE-2005-3732
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