Public Date:
500886: CVE-2009-1632 ipsec-tools: multiple memory leaks fixed in 0.7.2

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple memory leaks in Ipsec-tools before 0.7.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving (1) signature verification during user authentication with X.509 certificates, related to the eay_check_x509sign function in src/racoon/crypto_openssl.c; and (2) the NAT-Traversal (aka NAT-T) keepalive implementation, related to src/racoon/nattraversal.c.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1632 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (ipsec-tools) RHSA-2009:1036 2009-05-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 ipsec-tools Will not fix
Last Modified

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