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radiusd-cistron - buffer overflow

Debian Security Advisory

DSA-321-1 radiusd-cistron -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
13 Jun 2003
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0450.
More information:

radiusd-cistron contains a bug allowing a buffer overflow when a long NAS-Port attribute is received. This could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the server with the privileges of the RADIUS daemon (usually root).

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.6-1woody1.

For the old stable distribution (potato), this problem will be fixed in a later advisory.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you update your radiusd-cistron package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Intel IA-32:
Intel IA-64:
Motorola 680x0:
Big endian MIPS:
Little endian MIPS:
IBM S/390:
Sun Sparc:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.

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