Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : pptpd vulnerabilities (USN-459-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

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.

Solution :

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 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0244