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Debian: New ipsec-tools packages fix denial of service

It was discovered that a specially-crafted packet sent to the racoon ipsec key exchange server could cause a tunnel to crash, resulting in a denial of service. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1299-1                                         dann frazier
June 7th, 2007                
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Package        : ipsec-tools
Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-2524

It was discovered that a specially-crafted packet sent to the racoon
ipsec key exchange server could cause a tunnel to crash, resulting in
a denial of service.

The oldstable distribution (sarge) isn't affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 1:0.6.6-3.1.

The unstable distribution (sid) will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your racoon package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      714 8b0036099ce66a7cbe83e54d0b904af2
      Size/MD5 checksum:    49981 087edd1d11957b09b2171900a9b11861
      Size/MD5 checksum:   914807 643a238e17148d242c603c511e28d029

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    97060 2532ce5a61a9ddda86d2dc2b6c2fee0d
      Size/MD5 checksum:   376370 d20d19e5fa8943b80a1a5678044e578c

  AMD64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    89052 8ff0a34a1fca0e232edcee6827233760
      Size/MD5 checksum:   341854 44f25a0b80eb783aa1c8f6a971ca237d

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    89788 d5378073f43820e820d5abfab4ea19ac
      Size/MD5 checksum:   325002 fc60192e280377c8d802827fb35e9ccf

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    93882 6a44a4a6f99bd607c47b993eb02ede0a
      Size/MD5 checksum:   354128 130b95fb7d817148acc080b87d650033

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    84608 a5ae0d2e2a6c804a7bc28bd78b89b9a8
      Size/MD5 checksum:   329946 ecf6c9f4b86fa32b24ef7d395ec786bc

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   113136 8bda8ebe0253f6a122ed55ae5594061c
      Size/MD5 checksum:   467976 f10fd34a1511d2115429a07aa66c9505

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    89766 66e65d7dd8997376ec87419b9e578635
      Size/MD5 checksum:   344828 091f455c5364c6e086ccf3bab88b118d

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    90078 23c815af2dd3b8caafbf51a36cc10f7e
      Size/MD5 checksum:   346628 c31717b5c9d124fb762dd6bff3f05179

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    90846 a90d219725f00bb471e50b959dba126a
      Size/MD5 checksum:   336966 cfe0376c21ac35af5ece94222a4d1642

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    90524 d51eafa7b1a6148c3cf81bfbe9dd512e
      Size/MD5 checksum:   341322 888ca59e56b0aec906d7e1dfb854c2f9

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    85938 57cff108c12ce7b3783a7e905e8afceb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   318274 c2f8458fa25cd0b0b1857bcd3a6d827b

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and
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