Kame Racoon Invalid Cookie Handling Remote DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

The remote system appears to have a problem with processing requests
with invalid cookie values. At least one VPN product (racoon)
demonstrates this flaw. Racoon is integrated with:

FreeBSD 4.0 and beyond OpenBSD 2.7 and beyond NetBSD 1.5 and beyond
BSD/OS 4.2 and beyond

However, the bug has only been verified on FreeBSD systems.

An attacker may use this flaw to disable your VPN remotely.

Solution :

If you are running racoon VPN, download and install the latest SNAP
kit from http://www.kame.net/. If you are running a non-racoon VPN
server that is crashing due to this check, consult your vendor for a

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 12121 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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