Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ipsec-tools (MDKSA-2004:027)
High Nessus Plugin ID 14126
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA very serious security flaw was discovered by Ralf Spenneberg in racoon, the IKE daemon of the KAME-tools. Racoon does not very the RSA signature during phase one of a connection using either main or aggressive mode. Only the certificate of the client is verified, the certificate is not used to verify the client's signature.
All versions of ipsec-tools prior to 0.2.5 and 0.3rc5 are vulnerable to this issue. The provided package updates ipsec-tools to 0.2.5.
SolutionUpdate the affected ipsec-tools and / or libipsec-tools0 packages.