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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871859
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for freeradius RHSA-2017:2389-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'freeradius'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'freeradius'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
FreeRADIUS is a high-performance and highly
configurable free Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) server,
designed to allow centralized authentication and authorization for a network.
Security Fix(es): * An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the way FreeRADIUS
server handled certain attributes in request packets. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to crash the FreeRADIUS server or to execute arbitrary code in the
context of the FreeRADIUS server process by sending a specially crafted request
packet. (CVE-2017-10984) * An out-of-bounds read and write flaw was found in the
way FreeRADIUS server handled RADIUS packets. A remote attacker could use this
flaw to crash the FreeRADIUS server by sending a specially crafted RADIUS
packet. (CVE-2017-10978) * An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way
FreeRADIUS server handled decoding of DHCP packets. A remote attacker could use
this flaw to crash the FreeRADIUS server by sending a specially crafted DHCP
request. (CVE-2017-10983) * A denial of service flaw was found in the way
FreeRADIUS server handled certain attributes in request packets. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to cause the FreeRADIUS server to enter an infinite
loop, consume increasing amounts of memory resources, and ultimately crash by
sending a specially crafted request packet. (CVE-2017-10985) * Multiple
out-of-bounds read flaws were found in the way FreeRADIUS server handled
decoding of DHCP packets. A remote attacker could use these flaws to crash the
FreeRADIUS server by sending a specially crafted DHCP request. (CVE-2017-10986,
CVE-2017-10987) Red Hat would like to thank the FreeRADIUS project for reporting
these issues. Upstream acknowledges Guido Vranken as the original reporter of
these issues.

Affected Software/OS:
freeradius on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
7.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-10978
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-10983
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-10984
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-10985
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-10986
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-10987
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