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RHSA-2006:0267: ipsec-tools security update

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RHSA-2006:0267: ipsec-tools security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/21/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/27/2006
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated ipsec-tools packages that fix a bug in racoon are now available. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The ipsec-tools package is used in conjunction with the IPsec functionality in the linux kernel and includes racoon, an IKEv1 keying daemon. A denial of service flaw was found in the ipsec-tools racoon daemon. If a victim's machine has racoon configured in a non-recommended insecure manner, it is possible for a remote attacker to crash the racoon daemon. (CVE-2005-3732) Users of ipsec-tools should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches, and are not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-ipsec-tools

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