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[GLSA-200503-33] IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200503-33
(IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service)
Sebastian Krahmer has reported a potential remote Denial of
Service vulnerability in the ISAKMP header parsing code of racoon.
A possible hacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service of racoon
using a specially crafted ISAKMP packet.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All IPsec-Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-firewall/ipsec-tools-0.4-r1"
Threat Level: Medium
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.