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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A memory leak flaw was found in the way FreeRADIUS parses certain
authentication requests. A remote attacker could send a specially
crafted authentication request which could cause FreeRADIUS to leak a
small amount of memory. If enough of these requests are sent, the
FreeRADIUS daemon would consume a vast quantity of system memory
leading to a possible denial of service. (CVE-2007-2028)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60178 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2028
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