FreeBSD : racoon remote denial of service vulnerability (IKE Generic Payload Header) (40fcf20f-8891-11d8-90d1-0020ed76ef5a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18917


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


When racoon receives an IKE message with an incorrectly constructed Generic Payload Header, it may behave erratically, going into a tight loop and dropping connections.


Update the affected package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18917

File Name: freebsd_pkg_40fcf20f889111d890d10020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

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:freebsd:freebsd:racoon, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/04/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0392