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    RedHat: RHSA-2020-0634:01 Important: ppp security update

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    An update for ppp is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Update Services for SAP Solutions. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: ppp security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2020:0634-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0634
    Issue date:        2020-02-27
    CVE Names:         CVE-2020-8597 
    =====================================================================
    
    1. Summary:
    
    An update for ppp is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Update
    Services for SAP Solutions.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream E4S (v. 8.0) - s390x
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS E4S (v. 8.0) - aarch64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    The ppp packages contain the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) daemon and
    documentation for PPP support. The PPP protocol provides a method for
    transmitting datagrams over serial point-to-point links. PPP is usually
    used to dial in to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other organization
    over a modem and phone line.
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * ppp: Buffer overflow in the eap_request and eap_response functions in
    eap.c (CVE-2020-8597)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1800727 - CVE-2020-8597 ppp: Buffer overflow in the eap_request and eap_response functions in eap.c
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream E4S (v. 8.0):
    
    s390x:
    network-scripts-ppp-2.4.7-26.el8_0.s390x.rpm
    ppp-debuginfo-2.4.7-26.el8_0.s390x.rpm
    ppp-debugsource-2.4.7-26.el8_0.s390x.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS E4S (v. 8.0):
    
    Source:
    ppp-2.4.7-26.el8_0.src.rpm
    
    aarch64:
    ppp-2.4.7-26.el8_0.aarch64.rpm
    ppp-debuginfo-2.4.7-26.el8_0.aarch64.rpm
    ppp-debugsource-2.4.7-26.el8_0.aarch64.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    ppp-2.4.7-26.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    ppp-debuginfo-2.4.7-26.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    ppp-debugsource-2.4.7-26.el8_0.ppc64le.rpm
    
    s390x:
    ppp-2.4.7-26.el8_0.s390x.rpm
    ppp-debuginfo-2.4.7-26.el8_0.s390x.rpm
    ppp-debugsource-2.4.7-26.el8_0.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    ppp-2.4.7-26.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    ppp-debuginfo-2.4.7-26.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    ppp-debugsource-2.4.7-26.el8_0.x86_64.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8597
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2020 Red Hat, Inc.
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