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IPsec-Tools Denial of Service and Certificate Validation Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2004-06-17    Views:  10,480

Secunia Advisory SA11877

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Two vulnerabilities in IPsec-Tools can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or bypass certain security restrictions.

1) An error within the processing of ISAKMP packets with extremely large values in the header's length field can be exploited to crash the service.

For more information:
SA11410

The vulnerability affects versions prior to 0.3.1.

2) An error within the validation of X.509 certificates may result in invalid certificates being accepted.

For more information:
SA11863

The vulnerability affects versions prior to 0.3.3.


Solution:
Update to version 0.3.3.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Original Advisory:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=232288
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=245982

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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