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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

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
( 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 :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

Juniper MIC-3D-2XGE-XFP 2-Port 10GbE Modular Interface Card   
Juniper MIC-3D-2XGE-XFP 2-Port 10GbE Modular Interface Card    pictureJUNIPER NETSCREEN 500A CHASSIS - NS-500-SK1-GPRS
JUNIPER NETSCREEN 500A CHASSIS - NS-500-SK1-GPRS pictureJuniper SSG 5 VPN Firewall 7 Port w/ AC Adapter SSG-5-SH
Juniper SSG 5 VPN Firewall 7 Port w/ AC Adapter SSG-5-SH pictureJuniper SRX100B Fully working
Juniper SRX100B Fully working picture


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