Ubuntu 2623-1: ipsec-tools vulnerability

    Date01 Jun 2015
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    ipsec-tools could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2623-1
    June 01, 2015
    
    ipsec-tools vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    ipsec-tools could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
    traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - ipsec-tools: IPsec tools for Linux
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that racoon, the ipsec-tools IKE daemon, incorrectly
    handled certain UDP packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to
    cause racoon to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      racoon                          1:0.8.0-9ubuntu1.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2623-1
      CVE-2015-4047
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ipsec-tools/1:0.8.0-9ubuntu1.1
    
    
    
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