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[DSA321] DSA-321-1 radiusd-cistron

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-321-1 radiusd-cistron

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

radiusd-cistron contains a bug permiting a buffer overflow when a long
NAS-Port attribute is received. This could permit a remote attacker to
execute arbitrary code on the server with the rights of the RADIUS daemon
(usually root).
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.6-1woody1.
For the old stable distribution (potato), this problem will be fixed
in a later advisory.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your radiusd-cistron package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-321
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7892

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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