GLSA-200812-03 : IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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
remotely (CVE-2008-3652).

Impact :

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a Denial of
Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200812-03.xml

Solution :

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35020 (gentoo_GLSA-200812-03.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3651
CVE-2008-3652