Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freeradius (MDVSA-2012:159)

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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 :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the cbtls_verify function in FreeRADIUS
2.1.10 through 2.1.12, when using TLS-based EAP methods, allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (server crash) and possibly
execute arbitrary code via a long not after timestamp in a client
certificate (CVE-2012-3547).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62425 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55483

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3547

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