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RHSA-2009:1036: ipsec-tools security update

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RHSA-2009:1036: ipsec-tools security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/14/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/12/2009
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.A denial of service flaw was found in the ipsec-tools racoon daemon. Anunauthenticated, remote attacker could trigger a NULL pointer dereferencethat could cause the racoon daemon to crash. (CVE-2009-1574)Multiple memory leak flaws were found in the ipsec-tools racoon daemon. Ifa remote attacker is able to make multiple connection attempts to theracoon daemon, it was possible to cause the racoon daemon to consume allavailable memory. (CVE-2009-1632)Users of ipsec-tools should upgrade to this updated package, which containsbackported patches to correct these issues. Users must restart the racoondaemon for this update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-ipsec-tools

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