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Bug 123006 - CAN-2004-0403 ISAKMP DoS in ipsec-tools
CAN-2004-0403 ISAKMP DoS in ipsec-tools
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ipsec-tools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2004-05-11 05:44 EDT by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-20 05:38:28 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox 2004-05-11 05:44:52 EDT
When ipsec-tools receives an ISAKMP header, it will attempt
to allocate sufficient memory for the entire ISAKMP message
according to the header's length field. If an attacker crafts
an ISAKMP header with a extremely large value in the length
field, racoon may exceed operating system resource limits and
be terminated, resulting in a denial of service. CAN-2004-0403

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