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RHSA-2004-609: freeradius

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the freeradius packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated freeradius packages that fix a number of denial of service
vulnerabilities as well as minor bugs are now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3.

FreeRADIUS is a high-performance and highly configurable free RADIUS server
designed to permit centralized authentication and authorization for a
network.

A number of flaws were found in FreeRADIUS versions prior to 1.0.1. An
attacker who is able to send packets to the server could construct
carefully constructed packets in such a way as to cause the server to
consume memory or crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2004-0938, CVE-2004-0960, and
CVE-2004-0961 to these issues.

Users of FreeRADIUS should update to these erratum packages that contain
FreeRADIUS 1.0.1, which is not vulnerable to these issues and also corrects
a number of bugs.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-609.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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