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[DSA321] DSA-321-1 radiusd-cistron Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-321-1 radiusd-cistron

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

radiusd-cistron contains a bug allowing a buffer overflow when a long
NAS-Port attribute is received. This could allow a remote attacker to
execute arbitrary code on the server with the rights of the RADIUS daemon
(usually root).
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.6-1woody1.
For the old stable distribution (potato), this problem will be fixed
in a later advisory.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your radiusd-cistron package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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