CVE-2008-1198 Detail

Current 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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/07/2008)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-1198 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://secunia.com/advisories/48045
http://www.ernw.de/download/pskattack.pdf Exploit 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019563
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=435274
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41053

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-16 Configuration cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1198
NVD Published Date:
03/06/2008
NVD Last Modified:
01/05/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.