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RHSA-2008:0849: ipsec-tools security update

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RHSA-2008:0849: ipsec-tools security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/12/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/09/2008
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The ipsec-tools package is used in conjunction with the IPsec functionalityin the Linux kernel and includes racoon, an IKEv1 keying daemon.Two denial of service flaws were found in the ipsec-tools racoon daemon. Itwas possible for a remote attacker to cause the racoon daemon to consumeall available memory. (CVE-2008-3651, CVE-2008-3652)Users of ipsec-tools should upgrade to this updated package, which containsbackported patches that resolve these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-ipsec-tools

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