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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-3158: PPP: Information disclosure

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-3158: PPP: Information disclosure

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/15/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the getword function in options.c in pppd in Paul's PPP Package (ppp) before 2.4.7 allows attackers to "access privileged options" via a long word in an options file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow that "[corrupts] security-relevant variables."

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-dialup-ppp

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