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USN-3316-1: FreeRADIUS vulnerability

7 June 2017

FreeRADIUS would allow unintended access over the network.

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Releases

Packages

  • freeradius - high-performance and highly configurable RADIUS server

Details

Stefan Winter and Luboš Pavlíček discovered that FreeRADIUS incorrectly
handled the TLS session cache. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to bypass authentication by resuming an unauthenticated session.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.04

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

References