Scientific Linux Security Update : freeradius on SL7.x 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-2017-10984)

- 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)

- An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way
FreeRADIUS server handled decoding of DHCP packets. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the
FreeRADIUS server by sending a specially crafted DHCP
request. (CVE-2017-10983)

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way FreeRADIUS
server handled certain attributes in request packets. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to cause the
FreeRADIUS server to enter an infinite loop, consume
increasing amounts of memory resources, and ultimately
crash by sending a specially crafted request packet.
(CVE-2017-10985)

- 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-2017-10986, CVE-2017-10987)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?631af9ef

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102661 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-10978
CVE-2017-10983
CVE-2017-10984
CVE-2017-10985
CVE-2017-10986
CVE-2017-10987

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