SUSE-SA:2003:030: radiusd-cistron

High Nessus Plugin ID 13799


The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2003:030 (radiusd-cistron).

The package radiusd-cistron is an implementation of the RADIUS protocol.
Unfortunately the RADIUS server handles too large NAS numbers not correctly. This leads to overwriting internal memory of the server process and may be abused to gain remote access to the system the RADIUS server is running on.

There is no temporary workaround known.

Please download the update package for your distribution and verify its integrity by the methods listed in section 3) of this announcement.
Then, install the package using the command 'rpm -Fhv file.rpm' to apply the update.


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 13799

File Name: suse_SA_2003_030.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Agent: unix

Published: 2004/07/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list