USN-2623-1: ipsec-tools vulnerability
1 June 2015
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
ipsec-tools could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- ipsec-tools - IPsec tools for Linux
It was discovered that racoon, the ipsec-tools IKE daemon, incorrectly handled certain UDP packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause racoon to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.