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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3111

The rad_decode function in FreeRADIUS before 1.1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (radiusd crash) via zero-length Tunnel-Password attributes, as demonstrated by a certain module in VulnDisco Pack Professional 7.6 through 8.11. NOTE: this is a regression error related to CVE-2003-0967.
Publish Date : 2009-09-09 Last Update Date : 2017-09-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-09-03 2009-09-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-3111 unix
ELSA-2009:1451: freeradius security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22232 unix
RHSA-2009:1451 -- freeradius security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29331 unix
RHSA-2009:1451: freeradius security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091451 unix
The rad_decode function in FreeRADIUS before 1.1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (radiusd crash) ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9919 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3111

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freeradius Freeradius * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.9.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Freeradius Freeradius 0.9.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Freeradius Freeradius 1.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freeradius Freeradius 21

- References For CVE-2009-3111
MLIST [freeradius-users] 20090909 Version 1.1.8 has been released
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:018
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:016
MLIST [oss-security] 20090909 CVE Request -- FreeRADIUS 1.1.8
BID 36263 FreeRADIUS Zero-length Tunnel-Password Attributes Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-01-11
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9919

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3111

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