Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ipsec-tools (MDKSA-2004:027)

High Nessus Plugin ID 14126


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A 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.


Update the affected ipsec-tools and / or libipsec-tools0 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 14126

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2004-027.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ipsec-tools, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libipsec-tools0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2004/04/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0155

MDKSA: 2004:027