USN-2122-1: FreeRADIUS vulnerabilities
26 February 2014
Several security issues were fixed in FreeRADIUS.
- freeradius - a high-performance and highly configurable RADIUS server
It was discovered that FreeRADIUS incorrectly handled unix authentication.
A remote user could successfully authenticate with an expired password.
Pierre Carrier discovered that FreeRADIUS incorrectly handled rlm_pap
hash processing. An authenticated user could use this issue to cause
FreeRADIUS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. The default compiler options for affected releases should
reduce the vulnerability to a denial of service. (CVE-2014-2015)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.