CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-09-10
Bugzilla: 852752: CVE-2012-3547 freeradius: stack-based buffer overflow via long expiration date fields in client X509 certificates


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the cbtls_verify function in FreeRADIUS 2.1.10 through 2.1.12, when using TLS-based EAP methods, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (server crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long "not after" timestamp in a client certificate.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3547 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (freeradius2) RHSA-2012:1327 October 02, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (freeradius) RHSA-2012:1326 October 02, 2012

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Timo Warns of PRESENSE Technologies GmbH for reporting this issue.

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