This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
Updated ipsec-tools packages that fix a bug in racoon are now
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The ipsec-tools package is used in conjunction with the IPsec
functionality in the linux kernel and includes racoon, an IKEv1 keying
A denial of service flaw was found in the ipsec-tools racoon daemon.
If a victim's machine has racoon configured in a non-recommended
insecure manner, it is possible for a remote attacker to crash the
racoon daemon. (CVE-2005-3732)
Users of ipsec-tools should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches, and are not vulnerable to these issues.
See also :
Update the affected ipsec-tools package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21286 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3666CVE-2005-3667CVE-2005-3668CVE-2005-3732
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