Debian: DSA-2546-1: freeradius security update

    Date11 Sep 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Timo Warns discovered that the EAP-TLS handling of freeradius, a high-performance and highly configurable RADIUS server, is not properly performing length checks on user-supplied input before copying to a local stack buffer. As a result, an unauthenticated attacker can exploit this
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2546-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                                Nico Golde
    September 11, 2012                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : freeradius
    Vulnerability  : stack-based buffer overflows
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    Debian bug     : 687175
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-3547
    
    Timo Warns discovered that the EAP-TLS handling of freeradius, a
    high-performance and highly configurable RADIUS server, is not properly
    performing length checks on user-supplied input before copying to a local
    stack buffer.  As a result, an unauthenticated attacker can exploit this
    flaw to crash the daemon or execute arbitrary code via crafted
    certificates.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.1.10+dfsg-2+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.1.12+dfsg-1.1.
    
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your freeradius packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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