Authentication succeeds even with incorrect shared secret.

Michael Lecuyer mjl at
Thu Sep 1 17:49:36 CEST 2005

Sayantan Bhowmick wrote:
> Hi,
>    I am using FreeRADIUS version 1.0.2 and I am trying to authenticate
> users using CHAP authentication. Everything works and authentication
> goes through except that users are authenticated successfully( provided
> userid and password id correct) irrespective of what is entered for the
> "shared secret" in the client. Is this a defect? Should'nt the RADIUS
> server check whether the client is using the correct "shared secret"?
> Thanks and Regards,
> -Sayantan.
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