FreeBSD : freeradius -- remote packet of death vulnerability (1b3f854b-e4bd-11de-b276-000d8787e1be)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43161


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


freeRADIUS Vulnerability Notifications reports :

2009.09.09 v1.1.7 - Anyone who can send packets to the server can crash it by sending a Tunnel-Password attribute in an Access-Request packet. This vulnerability is not otherwise exploitable. We have released 1.1.8 to correct this vulnerability.

This issue is similar to the previous Tunnel-Password issue noted below. The vulnerable versions are 1.1.3 through 1.1.7. Version 2.x is not affected.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 43161

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1b3f854be4bd11deb276000d8787e1be.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/12/15

Modified: 2013/06/21

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:freebsd:freebsd:freeradius, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3111

EDB-ID: 9642