SuSE 11.3 Security Update : freeradius (SAT Patch Number 8968)

High Nessus Plugin ID 73510


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update fixes a denial of service (crash) security issue rlm_pap hash processing in FreeRadius, which could have been caused by special passwords fed into the RLM-PAP password checking method via LDAP by remote attackers.


Apply SAT patch number 8968.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73510

File Name: suse_11_freeradius-server-140228.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/04/15

Modified: 2014/11/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:freeradius-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:freeradius-server-dialupadmin, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:freeradius-server-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:freeradius-server-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:freeradius-server-utils, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2015