FreeBSD : racoon security association deletion vulnerability (739bb51d-7e82-11d8-9645-0020ed76ef5a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38002


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


A remote attacker may use specially crafted IKE/ISAKMP messages to cause racoon to delete security associations. This could result in denial-of-service or possibly cause sensitive traffic to be transmitted in plaintext, depending upon configuration.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38002

File Name: freebsd_pkg_739bb51d7e8211d896450020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/03/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0164

BID: 9416, 9417