Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 14:53:13 -0500 (EST) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> cc: coley@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request ====================================================== Name: CVE-2008-1198 Status: Candidate URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1198 Reference: MISC:http://www.ernw.de/download/pskattack.pdf Reference: CONFIRM:https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=435274 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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