DescriptionBuffer overflow in the SMB_Connect_Server function in FreeRadius 1.1.3 and earlier allows attackers to execute arbitrary code related to the server desthost field of an SMB_Handle_Type instance. NOTE: the impact of this issue has been disputed by a reliable third party and the vendor, who states that exploitation is limited "only to local administrators who have write access to the server configuration files." CVE concurs with the dispute
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freeradius (PTS)buster3.0.17+dfsg-1.1+deb10u1vulnerable
buster (security)3.0.17+dfsg-1.1+deb10u2vulnerable
sid, trixie3.2.3+dfsg-2vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Data triggering the buffer overflow can only be controlled by root

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