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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-17
(IPsec-Tools: authentication bug in racoon)
The KAME IKE daemon racoon is used to authenticate peers during Phase 1
when using either preshared keys, GSS-API, or RSA signatures. When
using RSA signatures racoon validates the X.509 certificate but not the
By sending a valid and trusted X.509 certificate and any private key an
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform man-in-the-middle
attacks and initiate unauthorized connections.
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version.
See also :
All IPsec-Tools users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-firewall/ipsec-tools-0.3.3'
# emerge '>=net-firewall/ipsec-tools-0.3.3'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0