Debian Security Advisory DSA-4632-1 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso February 22, 2020 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
Package : ppp CVE ID : CVE-2020-8597 Debian Bug : 950618
Ilja Van Sprundel reported a logic flaw in the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) packet parser in the Point-to-Point Protocol Daemon (pppd). An unauthenticated attacker can take advantage of this flaw to trigger a stack-based buffer overflow, leading to denial of service (pppd daemon crash).
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.7-1+4+deb9u1.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.7-2+4.1+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ppp packages.
For the detailed security status of ppp please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ppp
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