Scientific Linux Security Update : ipsec-tools on SL5.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A denial of service flaw was found in the ipsec-tools racoon daemon.
It was possible for a remote attacker, with knowledge of an existing
ipsec tunnel, to terminate the ipsec connection between two machines.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected ipsec-tools package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60183 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1841