SUSE-SA:2005:070: ipsec-tools,freeswan,openswan

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 20369


The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:070 (ipsec-tools,freeswan,openswan).

Openswan, Freeswan and raccoon (ipsec-tools) have been updated to fix crashes in aggressive mode. An attacker might send specially crafted packets that can crash racoon or Pluto.

The ipsec-tools / racoon crashes are tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-3732.

The openswan / freeswan crashes are tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-3671.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 and SUSE Linux 9.0 contain freeswan 1.x and seem no to be affected by this problem.


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 20369

File Name: suse_SA_2005_070.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/12/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list