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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2028

Original release date: 04/13/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Memory leak in freeRADIUS 1.1.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of EAP-TTLS tunnel connections using malformed Diameter format attributes, which causes the authentication request to be rejected but does not reclaim VALUE_PAIR data structures.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:085
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0338
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018042
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.freeradius.org/security.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25201
External Source: BID
Name: 23466
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200704-14
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25220
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24849
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24996
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1369
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24907
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11156
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24917
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:010
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0013

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11156
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:freeradius:freeradius:1.1.5 and previous versions

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