Debian: DSA-3272-1: ipsec-tools security update

    Date23 May 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Javantea discovered a NULL pointer dereference flaw in racoon, the Internet Key Exchange daemon of ipsec-tools. A remote attacker can use this flaw to cause the IKE daemon to crash via specially crafted UDP packets, resulting in a denial of service.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3272-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 23, 2015                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ipsec-tools
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-4047
    Debian Bug     : 785778
    
    Javantea discovered a NULL pointer dereference flaw in racoon, the
    Internet Key Exchange daemon of ipsec-tools. A remote attacker can use
    this flaw to cause the IKE daemon to crash via specially crafted UDP
    packets, resulting in a denial of service.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1:0.8.0-14+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:0.8.2+20140711-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ipsec-tools packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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