Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : ipsec-tools vulnerabilities (USN-785-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 39353

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

It was discovered that ipsec-tools did not properly handle certain fragmented packets. A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets to the server and cause a denial of service. (CVE-2009-1574)

It was discovered that ipsec-tools did not properly handle memory usage when verifying certificate signatures or processing nat-traversal keep-alive messages. A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets to the server and exhaust available memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-1632).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected ipsec-tools and / or racoon packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/785-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 39353

File Name: ubuntu_USN-785-1.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/06/10

Updated: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ipsec-tools, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:racoon, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1574, CVE-2009-1632

BID: 34765

USN: 785-1

CWE: 399