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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0342

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0342.

The ipsec-tools package is used in conjunction with the IPsec functionality
in the linux kernel and includes racoon, an IKEv1 keying daemon.

A denial of service flaw was found in the ipsec-tools racoon daemon. It was
possible for a remote attacker, with knowledge of an existing ipsec tunnel,
to terminate the ipsec connection between two machines. (CVE-2007-1841)

Users of ipsec-tools should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch that resolves this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1841
BugTraq ID: 23394
Debian Security Information: DSA-1299 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2007:0342
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:008 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: ipsectools-isakmpinforecv-dos(33541)
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