Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2116-1 libpam-radius-auth -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Feb 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 951396.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-9542.
- More information:
A vulnerability was found in pam_radius: the password length check was done incorrectly in the add_password() function in pam_radius_auth.c, resulting in a stack based buffer overflow.
This could be used to crash (DoS) an application using the PAM stack for authentication.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.16-4.4+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libpam-radius-auth packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS