Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200505-13] FreeRADIUS: SQL injection and Denial of Service vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200505-13] FreeRADIUS: SQL injection and Denial of Service vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
FreeRADIUS: SQL injection and Denial of Service vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200505-13
(FreeRADIUS: SQL injection and Denial of Service vulnerability)


Primoz Bratanic discovered that the sql_escape_func function of
FreeRADIUS may be vulnerable to a buffer overflow (BID 13541). He also
discovered that FreeRADIUS fails to sanitize user-input before using it
in a SQL query, possibly permiting SQL command injection (BID 13540).

Impact

By supplying carefully crafted input, a malicious user could cause an
SQL injection or a buffer overflow, possibly leading to the disclosure
and the modification of sensitive data or Denial of Service by crashing
the server.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds at this time.

References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13540/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13541/


Solution:
All FreeRADIUS users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dialup/freeradius-1.0.2-r4"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

ASUS Motherboard P6X58D-E
$139.99
ASUS Motherboard P6X58D-E pictureLenovo Thinkpad X61 Motherboard 48.4B401.021 1.6GHz SLAET Intel Core 2 Duo L7500
$24.99
Lenovo Thinkpad X61 Motherboard 48.4B401.021 1.6GHz SLAET Intel Core 2 Duo L7500 pictureAbit IC7 Socket 478 DDR1 AGP 4X/8X 875P Motherboard ATX
$55.0
Abit IC7 Socket 478 DDR1 AGP 4X/8X 875P Motherboard ATX pictureTOSHIBA SATELLITE C655 LAPTOP MOTHERBOARD V000225000 + WiFi + CPU + 4GB Ram +Fan
$74.99
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C655 LAPTOP MOTHERBOARD V000225000 + WiFi + CPU + 4GB Ram +Fan picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.