Fedora 16 : freeradius-2.2.0-0.fc16 (2012-15743)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updates to the current upstream 2.2.0 release which is
configuration compatible with the prior 2.1.12.

Version 2.2.0 includes a security fix for CVE-2012-3547 Stack-based
buffer overflow

This update also includes a fix to prevent .rpmsave and .rpmnew files
from being read from the configuration directories.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=855909
http://www.nessus.org/u?3339c9ea

Solution :

Update the affected freeradius package.

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: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62603 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55483

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3547

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