[Swan] malformed payload error

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Sun Mar 8 16:46:27 EET 2015

On Sat, 7 Mar 2015, David M wrote:

> I am running the same libreswan/OS as the original poster and this morning
> had 3 libreswan instances (each to different Mcafee devices) become
> unresponsive.
> There is no prior mention of malformed packets in any of my ipsec.log files
> (goes back a few weeks) and hey have been reliable otherwise.
> Is there a changelog entry between 3.8.6 and 3.12 that addresses a malformed
> packet situation I can reference for moving to 7.1 just after it was
> released?

I don't know why a working scenario suddenly stops working. Did a
restart fix anything? Or is it always failing now? Has there been
a networking change? A firewall change? (perhaps related to fragments?)

The changelog between 3.8 and 3.12 is big, and worth upgrading


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