[USN-4290-2] libpam-radius-auth vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Mar 3 12:49:20 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4290-2
March 03, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
libpam-radius-auth could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
- libpam-radius-auth: The PAM RADIUS authentication module
USN-4290-1 fixed a vulnerability in libpam-radius-auth. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that libpam-radius-auth incorrectly handled certain long
passwords. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
libpam-radius-auth to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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