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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
17 November 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: NetBSD
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-10396
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators
running ipsec-tools check for an updated version of the software for
their operating system.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3482-1
16th November, 2017
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
* ipsec-tools - IPsec tools for Linux
It was discovered that racoon, the ipsec-tools IKE daemon, incorrectly
handled certain ISAKMP fragments. 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
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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