CVE-2017-10983

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-07-17
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1468503: CVE-2017-10983 freeradius: Out-of-bounds read in fr_dhcp_decode() when decoding option 63
An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way FreeRADIUS server handled decoding of DHCP packets. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the FreeRADIUS server by sending a specially crafted DHCP request.

Find out more about CVE-2017-10983 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (freeradius) RHSA-2017:1759 2017-07-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (freeradius) RHSA-2017:2389 2017-08-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 freeradius2 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 freeradius Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the FreeRADIUS project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Guido Vranken as the original reporter.

External References

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