USN-832-1: FreeRADIUS vulnerability
16 September 2009
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
It was discovered that FreeRADIUS did not correctly handle certain malformed attributes. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw and cause the FreeRADIUS server to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.