ppp vulnerability

2020-03-02T00:00:00
ID USN-4288-2
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2020-03-02T00:00:00

Description

USN-4288-1 fixed a vulnerability in ppp. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ppp incorrectly handled certain rhostname values. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ppp to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.