Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ipsec-tools (MDKSA-2005:062)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 17668


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


A bug was discovered in the way that the racoon daemon handled incoming ISAKMP requests. It is possible that an attacker could crash the racoon daemon by sending a specially crafted ISAKMP packet.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected ipsec-tools, lib64ipsec-tools0 and / or libipsec-tools0 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 17668

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-062.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/04/01

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ipsec-tools, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ipsec-tools0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libipsec-tools0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/03/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0398

MDKSA: 2005:062