Re: Racoon <> VPN Gateway

From: Shoichi Sakane (sakane@kame.net)
Date: 12/10/01


To: freebsd-security-local@insignia.com
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 01:37:24 +0900
From: Shoichi Sakane <sakane@kame.net>


> I've now got further trying to get racoon talking to a Redcreek
> Ravlin10 VPN gateway, once I realised the gif device is needed
> for tunnel mode. It actually replies to me, though the reply
> isn't what racoon seems to expect.

basically you don't need the gif device configuration when you want
to use IPsec tunnel mode.

> I'm trying to establish an ESP tunnel mode connection between
> 213.208.123.252 (racoon) and 195.74.141.60 (Ravlin).

> Racoon says:
> >2001-12-06 20:44:02: DEBUG: isakmp.c:394:isakmp_main(): malformed cookie received or the spi expired.

did you see other error message before this message ?
i think this session failed due to some reasons, so racoon could not
process this session any more.

> whereas the Ravlin says:
> >Dec 6 20:46:30 ravlin10 [051b4216] 101-12-06/20:45:05(GMT) Received ISAKMP initialization request. Peer: (213.208.123.252)
> >Dec 6 20:46:32 ravlin10 [03044222] 101-12-06/20:45:07(GMT) Invalid payload. Possible overrun attack! ()

i'm not sure the meaning of above two messages.

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