openSUSE 10 Security Update : freeradius (freeradius-6496)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42049


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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)


Update the affected freeradius packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42049

File Name: suse_freeradius-6496.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/07

Modified: 2014/06/13

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freeradius, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freeradius-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freeradius-dialupadmin, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3111