openSUSE Security Update : ipsec-tools (ipsec-tools-996)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40233


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of ipsec-tools fixes a crash of racoon in ISAKMP's de-fragmentation code due to a NULL pointer dereference.
(CVE-2009-1574) Additionally multiple memory leaks were fixed that allowed to execute a remote denial of service attack. (CVE-2009-1632)


Update the affected ipsec-tools package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40233

File Name: suse_11_1_ipsec-tools-090613.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/08/20

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:novell:opensuse:ipsec-tools, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/06/13

Reference Information

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

CWE: 399