Sun Solaris libike in.iked(1M) denial of service

solaris-libike-dos (26311) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Sun Solaris could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service against the in.iked daemon, caused by an unspecified vulnerability in the libike library. If a remote attacker with valid authentication credentials initiates an IKE key exchange using a malformed payload, the attacker could cause the in.iked daemon to crash.


Denial of Service


Refer to Sun Alert ID: 102246 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • Sun Alert ID: 102246: A Security Vulnerability in the "libike" Library May Potentially Cause a Denial of Service to the in.iked(1M) Daemon.
  • BID-17902: Sun Solaris LibIKE IKE Exchange Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2298: The Internet Key Exchange version 1 (IKEv1) implementation in the libike library in Solaris 9 and 10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (in.iked daemon crash) via crafted IKE packets, as demonstrated by the PROTOS ISAKMP Test Suite for IKEv1.
  • OSVDB ID: 25356: Solaris libike in.iked Remote DoS
  • OSVDB ID: 36584: Solaris libike Library in.iked Unspecified Remote DoS
  • SA20050: Sun Solaris libike Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016043: Sun Solaris libike IPSec IKE Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 10 x86
  • Sun Solaris 9 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 9 x86


May 08, 2006

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