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 >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2003-386: freeradius


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2003-386: freeradius

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the freeradius packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated FreeRADIUS packages are now available that fix a denial of service
vulnerability.

FreeRADIUS is an Internet authentication daemon, which implements the
RADIUS protocol. It permits Network Access Servers (NAS boxes) to perform
authentication for dial-up users.

The rad_decode function in FreeRADIUS 0.9.2 and earlier permits remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a short RADIUS string
attribute with a tag, which causes memcpy to be called with a -1 length
argument, as demonstrated using the Tunnel-Password attribute. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2003-0967 to this issue.

Users of FreeRADIUS are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages
containing FreeRADIUS 0.9.3 which is not vulnerable to these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-386.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Genuine OEM Slim Dell 19.5v K9TGR FA065LS1-01 ADP-65TH B AC Adapter Charger Cord
$11.99
Genuine OEM Slim Dell 19.5v K9TGR FA065LS1-01 ADP-65TH B AC Adapter Charger Cord pictureOriginal OEM Dell AC Adapter PA-16 N5825 ADP-60NH B 19V 3.16A - Tested
$9.95
Original OEM Dell AC Adapter PA-16 N5825 ADP-60NH B 19V 3.16A - Tested pictureGenuine Dell Inspiron OEM R850G BESTEC ATX0300D5WB PSU 300W Power Supply
$24.99
Genuine Dell Inspiron OEM R850G BESTEC ATX0300D5WB PSU 300W Power Supply pictureDell FFT-SZU OEM Monitor Stand Pedestal Base for U2414H P2214H P2414H P2016D
$22.0
Dell FFT-SZU OEM Monitor Stand Pedestal Base for U2414H P2214H P2414H P2016D picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.