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Recommended update for freeradius


(Last modified: 16JUN2005)

solutions Recommended update for freeradius SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (cb67981213284128695fd932bd89ac51)

Applies to

Package: freeradius
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-10244
Release: 20050616
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using freeradius on 64bit platforms should update.



Problem description

The MD5 functions in this FreeRADIUS version are not 64bit clean. Because of this the calculation of the user's credentials is incorrect and the error "shared secret is incorrect" does occur. This update contains a newer MD5 function which fixes the issue.


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

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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