Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3272-1 ipsec-tools -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 May 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 785778.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-4047.
- More information:
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.