Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : freeradius vulnerability (USN-832-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that FreeRADIUS did not correctly handle certain
malformed attributes. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw and
cause the FreeRADIUS server to crash, resulting in a denial of

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41006 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3111