=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4290-1
February 24, 2020

libpam-radius-auth vulnerability
=========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

libpam-radius-auth could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
network traffic.

Software Description:
- libpam-radius-auth: The PAM RADIUS authentication module

Details:

It was discovered that libpam-radius-auth incorrectly handled certain long
passwords. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
libpam-radius-auth to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 19.10:
  libpam-radius-auth              1.3.17-0ubuntu5.19.10.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libpam-radius-auth              1.3.17-0ubuntu5.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libpam-radius-auth              1.3.17-0ubuntu4.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4290-1
  CVE-2015-9542

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libpam-radius-auth/1.3.17-0ubuntu5.19.10.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libpam-radius-auth/1.3.17-0ubuntu5.18.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libpam-radius-auth/1.3.17-0ubuntu4.1

Ubuntu 4290-1: libpam-radius-auth vulnerability

February 24, 2020
libpam-radius-auth could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 19.10: libpam-radius-auth 1.3.17-0ubuntu5.19.10.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libpam-radius-auth 1.3.17-0ubuntu5.18.04.1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libpam-radius-auth 1.3.17-0ubuntu4.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4290-1

CVE-2015-9542

Severity
February 24, 2020

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libpam-radius-auth/1.3.17-0ubuntu5.19.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libpam-radius-auth/1.3.17-0ubuntu5.18.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libpam-radius-auth/1.3.17-0ubuntu4.1

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