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[GLSA-200409-29] FreeRADIUS: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
FreeRADIUS: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-29
(FreeRADIUS: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities)


There are undisclosed defects in the way FreeRADIUS handles incorrect
received packets.

Impact

A remote attacker could send specially-crafted packets to the FreeRADIUS
server to deny service to other users by crashing the server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.freeradius.org/security.html


Solution:
All FreeRADIUS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-dialup/freeradius-1.0.1"
# emerge ">=net-dialup/freeradius-1.0.1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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