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Security update for freeradius

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(Last modified: 28NOV2003)


solutions Security update for freeradius SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ada1d6bc412d978dcde2be797f396aaf)

Applies to

Package: freeradius
freeradius-devel
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8

Release: 20031128
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using freeradius should update to this version.

Problem description

Security fix for remote denial-of-service attack by sending a malformed "tunnel password" package that results in a faulty memory allocation.

Solution

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 -Fvh freeradius.rpm freeradius-devel.rpm
After the installation of the package you have to restart the freeradius daemon by typing:
rcradiusd restart

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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