Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : ipsec-tools vulnerability (USN-450-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was discovered in the IPSec key exchange server 'racoon'.
Remote attackers could send a specially crafted packet and disrupt
established IPSec tunnels, leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected ipsec-tools and / or racoon packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28047 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1841