BSD PPP 'pppx.conf' - Local Denial of Service Vulnerability

2008-03-04T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:31333
Type exploitdb
Reporter sipherr
Modified 2008-03-04T00:00:00

Description

BSD PPP 'pppx.conf' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability. CVE-2008-1215. Dos exploit for bsd platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28090/info

BSD PPP is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input.

Attackers can leverage this issue to crash the application and deny service to legitimate users. Given the nature of the issue, arbitrary code execution may also be possible, but this has not been confirmed.

This issue affects FreeBSD 6.3 and unspecified versions of NetBSD and OpenBSD; other versions may also be affected. 

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