openSUSE Security Update : novell-ipsec-tools (novell-ipsec-tools-1007)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40283


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 novell-ipsec-tools packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40283

File Name: suse_11_1_novell-ipsec-tools-090616.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Updated: 2014/08/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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:novell-ipsec-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:novell-ipsec-tools-devel, 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: 2009/06/16

Reference Information

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

CWE: 399