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RHSA-2009:1451: freeradius security update

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RHSA-2009:1451: freeradius security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/09/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/21/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

FreeRADIUS is a high-performance and highly configurable free RemoteAuthentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) server, designed to allowcentralized authentication and authorization for a network.An input validation flaw was discovered in the way FreeRADIUS decodedspecific RADIUS attributes from RADIUS packets. A remote attacker could usethis flaw to crash the RADIUS daemon (radiusd) via a specially-craftedRADIUS packet. (CVE-2009-3111)Users of FreeRADIUS are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing theupdate, radiusd will be restarted automatically.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-freeradius
  • redhat-upgrade-freeradius-mysql
  • redhat-upgrade-freeradius-postgresql
  • redhat-upgrade-freeradius-unixodbc

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