Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freeradius (MDVSA-2009:227-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in freeradius :

The rad_decode function in FreeRADIUS before 1.1.8 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (radiusd crash) via zero-length
Tunnel-Password attributes. NOTE: this is a regression error related
to CVE-2003-0967 (CVE-2009-3111).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43851 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-227.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3111

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