Amazon Linux AMI : freeradius (ALAS-2012-131)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the way radiusd handled the
expiration date field in X.509 client certificates. A remote attacker
could possibly use this flaw to crash radiusd if it were configured to
use the certificate or TLS tunnelled authentication methods (such as
EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, and PEAP). (CVE-2012-3547)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?467cd9e2

Solution :

Run 'yum update freeradius' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69621 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3547