Bug 236380 - CVE-2007-1841 DoS vulnerability against IPSec-tools < 0.6.6
CVE-2007-1841 DoS vulnerability against IPSec-tools < 0.6.6
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ipsec-tools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: James Antill
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Reported: 2007-04-13 11:00 EDT by Mike Redan
Modified: 2007-11-16 20:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-07 13:09:53 EDT
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Description Mike Redan 2007-04-13 11:00:53 EDT
Description of problem:
There appears to be a DoS vulnerability against ipsec-tools < 0.6.6, but I have
not seen a patch released from RedHat. Is the version that comes with RHEL4 not
vulnerable to this attack?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
< 0.6.6

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
there is a PoC available on the web using the PROTOS suite.
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patched by the vendor:
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2007-05-07 13:09:53 EDT
The Security Response Team has verified that this flaw does not affect the
version of ipsec-tools shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.  It does affect
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, which is being tracked via bug 235388.

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