Debian Security Advisory DSA 1299-1 (ipsec-tools)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:17:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:


Technical Details:
It was discovered that a specially-crafted packet sent to the racoon ipsec key exchange server could cause a tunnel to crash, resulting in a denial of service. The oldstable distribution (sarge) isn't affected by this problem. For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 1:0.6.6-3.1. The unstable distribution (sid) will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your racoon Linux Distribution Package.

The remote host is missing an update to ipsec-tools announced via advisory DSA 1299-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

CVSS Score

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