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<glsa id="200812-03">
<title>IPsec-Tools: racoon Denial of Service</title>
IPsec-Tools' racoon is affected by a remote Denial of Service
<product type="ebuild">ipsec-tools</product>
<announced>December 02, 2008</announced>
<revised>December 02, 2008: 01</revised>
<package name="net-firewall/ipsec-tools" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.7.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.7.1</vulnerable>
IPsec-Tools is a port of KAME's implementation of the IPsec utilities.
It contains a collection of network monitoring tools, including racoon,
ping, and ping6.
Two Denial of Service vulnerabilities have been reported in racoon:
The vendor reported a memory leak in racoon/proposal.c that can be
triggered via invalid proposals (CVE-2008-3651).
Krzysztof Piotr Oledzk reported that src/racoon/handler.c does not
remove an "orphaned ph1" (phase 1) handle when it has been initiated
remotely (CVE-2008-3652).
<impact type="normal">
An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
All IPsec-Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-firewall/ipsec-tools-0.7.1&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-3651</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-3652</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 26 Nov 2008 18:44:35 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 26 Nov 2008 20:25:15 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 26 Nov 2008 20:25:48 +0000">