SuSE 11.2 Security Update : freeradius (SAT Patch Number 7255)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for freeradius-server provides the following fixes and
improvements :

- Increase the vendor IDs limit from 32767 to 65535.
(bnc#791666)

- Fix issues with escaping special characters in password.
(bnc#797515)

- Respect expired passwords and accounts when using the
unix module. (bnc#797313, CVE-2011-4966)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=791666
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=797313
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=797515
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4966.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7255.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64925 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4966

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