CentOS 7 : freeradius (CESA-2019:1131)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 125166


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for freeradius is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

FreeRADIUS is a high-performance and highly configurable free Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) server, designed to allow centralized authentication and authorization for a network.

Security Fix(es) :

* freeradius: eap-pwd: authentication bypass via an invalid curve attack (CVE-2019-11235)

* freeradius: eap-pwd: fake authentication using reflection (CVE-2019-11234)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected freeradius packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 125166

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-1131.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/16/2019

Updated: 5/22/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11235


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:7, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-python, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-ldap, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-doc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-mysql, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-utils, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-unixodbc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-perl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freeradius-krb5

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/22/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11234, CVE-2019-11235

RHSA: 2019:1131