Scientific Linux Security Update : freeradius on SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the way
FreeRADIUS server handled certain attributes in request
packets. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash
the FreeRADIUS server or to execute arbitrary code in
the context of the FreeRADIUS server process by sending
a specially crafted request packet. (CVE-2017-10979)

- An out-of-bounds read and write flaw was found in the
way FreeRADIUS server handled RADIUS packets. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to crash the FreeRADIUS
server by sending a specially crafted RADIUS packet.
(CVE-2017-10978)

- Multiple memory leak flaws were found in the way
FreeRADIUS server handled decoding of DHCP packets. A
remote attacker could use these flaws to cause the
FreeRADIUS server to consume an increasing amount of
memory resources over time, possibly leading to a crash
due to memory exhaustion, by sending specially crafted
DHCP packets. (CVE-2017-10980, CVE-2017-10981)

- Multiple out-of-bounds read flaws were found in the way
FreeRADIUS server handled decoding of DHCP packets. A
remote attacker could use these flaws to crash the
FreeRADIUS server by sending a specially crafted DHCP
request. (CVE-2017-10982, CVE-2017-10983)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8ac52ac5

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101800 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-10978
CVE-2017-10979
CVE-2017-10980
CVE-2017-10981
CVE-2017-10982
CVE-2017-10983

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