CVE-2015-9541

Current Description

add_password in pam_radius_auth.c in pam_radius 1.4.0 does not correctly check the length of the input password, and is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow during memcpy(). An attacker could send a crafted password to an application (loading the pam_radius library) and crash it. Arbitrary code execution might be possible, depending on the application, C library, compiler, and other factors.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 24, 2020
Last ModifiedMarch 04, 2020
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-787
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationFreeradiusPam Radius1.4.0*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux8.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Debian Debian Linux 8.0
Freeradius Pam Radius 1.4.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2015-9542https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2015-9542CONFIRMIssue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/FreeRADIUS/pam_radius/commit/01173ec2426627dbb1e0d96c06c3ffa0b14d36d0https://github.com/FreeRADIUS/pam_radius/commit/01173ec2426627dbb1e0d96c06c3ffa0b14d36d0MISCPatch Third Party Advisory
[debian-lts-announce] 20200222 [SECURITY] [DLA 2116-1] libpam-radius-auth security updatehttps://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/02/msg00023.htmlMLISTMailing List Third Party Advisory
USN-4290-1https://usn.ubuntu.com/4290-1/UBUNTU
USN-4290-2https://usn.ubuntu.com/4290-2/UBUNTU