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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200705-18
(PPTPD: Denial of Service attack)
James Cameron from HP has reported a vulnerability in PPTPD caused by
malformed GRE packets.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a Denial of
Service on the PPTPD connection.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PPTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dialup/pptpd-1.3.4'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25263 (gentoo_GLSA-200705-18.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0244