2.2.0 crash at a strange location

Stefan Winter stefan.winter at restena.lu
Mon May 6 12:53:04 CEST 2013


>> [pap] login attempt with password "eq346ici"
>> [pap] Using SSHA encryption.
>> [pap] Normalizing SSHA1-Password from base64 encoding
>> Segmentation fault
> this looks very much like another case which was being discussed on the users mailing list
> only last week(?) - same looking crash location.

I found the issue finally, detailed mail coming up, but for short:

Passwords can bei either HEX or BASE64 encoded. FreeRADIUS has a
heuristics to determine what it has to do with the incoming string. In
this case, the heuristics failed quite horribly.


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