Upstream information

CVE-2008-1198 at MITRE

Description

The default IPSec ifup script in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 through 5 configures racoon to use aggressive IKE mode instead of main IKE mode, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct brute force attacks by sniffing an unencrypted preshared key (PSK) hash.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.1 2.6
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 748035 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 novell-ipsec-tools Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 novell-ipsec-tools Affected