GLSA-201406-12 : FreeRADIUS: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-12
(FreeRADIUS: Arbitrary code execution)

Large passwords can trigger a stack-based buffer overflow in
FreeRADIUS’s rlm_pap module when authenticating against an LDAP server.

Impact :

An authenticated user could set a specially crafted long password,
possibly leading to arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All FreeRADIUS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dialup/freeradius-2.2.5'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76063 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65581

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2015

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