GLSA-200503-33 : IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 17642
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-33 (IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service)
Sebastian Krahmer has reported a potential remote Denial of Service vulnerability in the ISAKMP header parsing code of racoon.
An attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service of racoon using a specially crafted ISAKMP packet.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll IPsec-Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-firewall/ipsec-tools-0.4-r1'