This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Gerd v. Egidy discovered a flaw in the Dead Peer Detection (DPD) in
Openswan's pluto IKE daemon. A remote attacker could use a malicious
DPD packet to crash the pluto daemon. (CVE-2009-0790)
It was discovered that Openswan's livetest script created temporary
files in an insecure manner. A local attacker could use this flaw to
overwritearbitrary files owned by the user running the script.
After installing this update, the ipsec service will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected openswan and / or openswan-doc packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60558 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4190CVE-2009-0790
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