openSUSE Security Update : ipsec-tools (ipsec-tools-996)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of ipsec-tools fixes a crash of racoon in ISAKMP's
de-fragmentation code due to a NULL pointer dereference.
(CVE-2009-1574) Additionally multiple memory leaks were fixed that
allowed to execute a remote denial of service attack. (CVE-2009-1632)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=498859
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504186
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=506710

Solution :

Update the affected ipsec-tools package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40233 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1574
CVE-2009-1632

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