GLSA-200409-29 : FreeRADIUS: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14797
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-29 (FreeRADIUS: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities)
There are undisclosed defects in the way FreeRADIUS handles incorrect received packets.
A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets to the FreeRADIUS server to deny service to other users by crashing the server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll FreeRADIUS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync # emerge -pv '>=net-dialup/freeradius-1.0.1' # emerge '>=net-dialup/freeradius-1.0.1'