Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that there were multiple ways to leak memory during
the IKE negotiation when handling certain packets. If a remote
attacker sent repeated malicious requests, the 'racoon' key exchange
server could allocate large amounts of memory, possibly leading to a
denial of service.
Update the affected ipsec-tools and / or racoon packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8