FreeBSD : racoon remote denial of service vulnerability (ISAKMP header length field) (ccd698df-8e20-11d8-90d1-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

When racoon receives an ISAKMP header, it will attempt to allocate
sufficient memory for the entire ISAKMP message according to the
header's length field. If an attacker crafts an ISAKMP header with a
ridiculously large value in the length field, racoon may exceed
operating system resource limits and be terminated, resulting in a
denial of service.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19124 (freebsd_pkg_ccd698df8e2011d890d10020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0403

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