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<glsa id="201406-12">
<title>FreeRADIUS: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in FreeRADIUS can lead to arbitrary code execution
or Denial of Service by authenticated users.
<product type="ebuild">freeradius</product>
<announced>June 15, 2014</announced>
<revised>June 15, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="net-dialup/freeradius" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.2.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.2.5</vulnerable>
<p>FreeRADIUS is an open source RADIUS authentication server.</p>
<p>Large passwords can trigger a stack-based buffer overflow in
FreeRADIUS’s rlm_pap module when authenticating against an LDAP server.
<impact type="high">
<p>An authenticated user could set a specially crafted long password,
possibly leading to arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All FreeRADIUS users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-dialup/freeradius-2.2.5"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-2015</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 20 May 2014 04:12:59 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 15 Jun 2014 00:12:35 +0000">