Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
USN-459-1 fixed vulnerabilities in pptpd. However, a portion of the
fix caused a regression in session establishment under Dapper for
certain PPTP clients. This update fixes the problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
A flaw was discovered in the PPTP tunnel server. Remote attackers
could send a specially crafted packet and disrupt established PPTP
tunnels, leading to a denial of service.
Update the affected bcrelay and / or pptpd packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28058 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0244