SuSE 10 Security Update : freeradius (ZYPP Patch Number 6499)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41966


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of freeradius fixes a remote denial-of-service bug in function rad_decode() which can be triggered by zero-length Tunnel-Password attributes to make radiusd crash. (CVE-2009-3111)


Apply ZYPP patch number 6499.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41966

File Name: suse_freeradius-6499.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/02

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3111