Fedora Update for freeradius FEDORA-2019-9454ce61b2

Published: 2019-08-14 02:34:40
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'freeradius' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2019-9454ce61b2 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The FreeRADIUS Server Project is a high performance and highly configurable GPL', d free RADIUS server. The server is similar in some respects to Livingston', s 2.0 server. While FreeRADIUS started as a variant of the Cistron RADIUS server, they don', t share a lot in common any more. It now has many more features than Cistron or Livingston, and is much more configurable. FreeRADIUS is an Internet authentication daemon, which implements the RADIUS protocol, as defined in RFC 2865 (and others). It allows Network Access Servers (NAS boxes) to perform authentication for dial-up users. There are also RADIUS clients available for Web servers, firewalls, Unix logins, and more. Using RADIUS allows authentication and authorization for a network to be centralized, and minimizes the amount of re-configuration which has to be done when adding or deleting new users.

Affected Versions:
'freeradius' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Fedora 29.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10143

References:

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/A6VKBZAZKJP5QKXDXRKCM2ZPZND3TFAX

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.9
Published
2019-08-14
Modified
2019-08-14
Category
Fedora Local Security Checks

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