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Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:51:07 +0000
From: "Christey, Steven M." <coley@...re.org>
To: "oss-security@...ts.openwall.com" <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
CC: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>
Subject: RE: CVE request: python-pyrad insecurities

These two issues were fixed in the same diff and reflect poor randomness - should we have only assigned one CVE?  (If the RADIUS feature was introduced in different versions than the authenticator-password feature, then maybe the SPLIT is acceptable.)


- Steve


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From: Kurt Seifried [mailto:kseifried@...hat.com] 
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 2:37 PM
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: Vincent Danen
Subject: Re: [oss-security] CVE request: python-pyrad insecurities

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On 02/15/2013 09:14 AM, Vincent Danen wrote:
> Could a CVE be assigned to the following two issues please?
> 
> #1: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=911682
> 
> Nathaniel McCallum of Red Hat reported that pyrad was using
> Python's random module in a number of places to generate
> pseudo-random data.  In the case of the authenticator data, it was
> being used to secure a password sent over the wire.  Because
> Python's random module is not really suited for this purpose (not
> random enough), it could lead to password hashing that may be
> predictable.

Please use CVE-2013-0294 for this issue.


> #2: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=911685
> 
> Nathaniel McCallum of Red Hat reported that pyrad was creating 
> serialized RADIUS packet IDs in the CreateID() function in
> packet.py. This is not suitable for RADIUS as the RFC specifies
> that the ID must not be predictable.  As a result, the ID of the
> next packet sent can be spoofed.

Please use CVE-2013-0295 for this issue.

> 
> These have been corrected in upstream's forthcoming version 2.1
> via:
> 
> https://github.com/wichert/pyrad/commit/38f74b36814ca5b1a27d9898141126af4953bee5
>
> 
> 


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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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