[Openswan Users] Openswan crushing on inbound IPSec SA get up

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Oct 23 18:16:03 EDT 2008

On Thu, 23 Oct 2008, Alexandr Mazukabzov wrote:

>    I have a problem with transport mode IPSec SA creation. Assertion get failed and plunto crushes... Do
> you have any idea how this issue can be solved?
> Oct 22 05:31:09 linux-durr pluto[17265]: | processing connection test
> Oct 22 05:31:09 linux-durr pluto[17265]: "test" #2: responding to Quick Mode {msgid:01000000}
> Oct 22 05:31:09 linux-durr pluto[17265]: "test" #2: ASSERTION FAILED at kernel.c:2237: c->kind ==

Is this an old version of openswan. A similar looking bug was fixed before.

If it's recent, then enable dumpdir=/tmp in 'config setup' of ipsec.conf and trigger
the problem again, then run gdb on the openswan-2.*/OBJ*/programs/pluto/pluto binary
with the core in /tmp and provide a backtrace.


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