Debian: DSA-4632-1: ppp security update

    Date 22 Feb 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4632-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    February 22, 2020                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    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
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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