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CVE-2010-3697 Detail

Description

The wait_for_child_to_die function in main/event.c in FreeRADIUS 2.1.x before 2.1.10, in certain circumstances involving long-term database outages, does not properly handle long queue times for requests, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by sending many requests.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/07/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://freeradius.org/press/index.html#2.1.10
http://github.com/alandekok/freeradius-server/commit/ff94dd35673bba1476594299d31ce8293b8bd223 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/01/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/01/8
https://bugs.freeradius.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=35
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=639397

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3697
NVD Published Date:
10/07/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/08/2010