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Security update for ipsec


(Last modified: 16MAR2005)

solutions Security update for ipsec SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (044855855442707e18a5fe7947901583)

Applies to

Package: ipsec-tools
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-9957
Release: 20050316
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using racoon should install this update.



Problem description

The racoon ISAKMP daemon handles certain ISAKMP messages in a wrong way.
Remote attackers can crash it via malformed ISAKMP packages.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh ipsec-tools.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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