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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-200812-03
(IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service)
Two Denial of Service vulnerabilities have been reported in racoon:
The vendor reported a memory leak in racoon/proposal.c that can be
triggered via invalid proposals (CVE-2008-3651).
Krzysztof Piotr Oledzk reported that src/racoon/handler.c does not
remove an 'orphaned ph1' (phase 1) handle when it has been initiated
An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All IPsec-Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-firewall/ipsec-tools-0.7.1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : false