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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-8597: Important: ppp security update (ALSA-2020-0633)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-8597: Important: ppp security update (ALSA-2020-0633)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/03/2020
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/20/2022

Description

eap.c in pppd in ppp 2.4.2 through 2.4.8 has an rhostname buffer overflow in the eap_request and eap_response functions.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-ppp
  • alma-upgrade-ppp-devel

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