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MDKSA-2005:062: ipsec-tools Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the ipsec-tools package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:062 (ipsec-tools).
A bug was discovered in the way that the racoon daemon handled incoming ISAKMP
requests. It is possible that a possible hacker could crash the racoon daemon by
sending a specially crafted ISAKMP packet.
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:062
Threat Level: High
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