This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200704-14
(FreeRADIUS: Denial of Service)
The Coverity Scan project has discovered a memory leak within the
handling of certain malformed Diameter format values inside an EAP-TTLS
A remote attacker could send a large amount of specially crafted
packets to a FreeRADIUS server using EAP-TTLS authentication and
exhaust all memory, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All FreeRADIUS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dialup/freeradius-1.1.6'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25059 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2028