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Category:   Application (Security)  >   IPSec Vendors:   HPE
HP-UX IPSec IKE Processing Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015229
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 16 2005
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IPSec on HP-UX. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The software does not properly process certain Internet Key Exchange (IKE) packets. A remote user can send specially crafted packets to cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

The original advisory from CERT-FI and NISCC is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   HP has issued the following fixes, available at:

HP-UX B.11.00: HP-UX IPSec A.01.05.01 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.11: HP-UX IPSec A.01.07.02

HP-UX B.11.11: HP-UX IPSec A.02.01 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23: HP-UX IPSec A.02.01 or subsequent

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)

Message History:   None.

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