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[GLSA-200612-17] GNU Radius: Format string vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
GNU Radius: Format string vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-17
(GNU Radius: Format string vulnerability)


A format string vulnerability was found in the sqllog function from the
SQL accounting code for radiusd. That function is only used if one or
more of the "postgresql", "mysql" or "odbc" USE flags are enabled,
which is not the default, except for the "server" 2006.1 and 2007.0
profiles which enable the "mysql" USE flag.

Impact

An unauthenticated remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with
the rights of the user running radiusd, which may be the root user.
It is important to note that there is no default GNU Radius user for
Gentoo systems because no init script is provided with the package.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4181


Solution:
All GNU Radius users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dialup/gnuradius-1.4"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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