Scientific Linux Security Update : ipsec-tools on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Two denial of service flaws were found in the ipsec-tools racoon
daemon. It was possible for a remote attacker to cause the racoon
daemon to consume all available memory. (CVE-2008-3651, CVE-2008-3652)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a82a8e9b

Solution :

Update the affected ipsec-tools package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60468 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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