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Security Bugfix for Cistron radius server


(Last modified: 28MAR2002)

solutions Security Bugfix for Cistron radius server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (76b135d12d304860cf9c49908f8c26b0)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Database Server
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server for S/390

Package: cistron
Release: 20020328
Obsoletes: none


Everybody using the Cistron radius server should install this bugfix update.



Problem description

A buffer overflow exists in the digest calculation function, additionally a wrong attribute length calculation for the vendor specific attribute can also lead to buffer overflows.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh cistron.rpm
Afterwards type 'rcradiusd restart' for the updated package to become effective.

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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