CVE-2010-3697

NameCVE-2010-3697
DescriptionThe wait_for_child_to_die function in main/event.c in FreeRADIUS 2.1.x before 2.1.10, in certain circumstances involving long-term database outages, does not properly handle long queue times for requests, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by sending many requests.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs600176

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freeradius (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.2.5+dfsg-0.2+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch3.0.12+dfsg-5+deb9u1fixed
buster3.0.17+dfsg-1.1fixed
bullseye, sid3.0.20+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freeradiussource(unstable)2.1.10+dfsg-1unimportant600176

Notes

requires server to be down already

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