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The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
rp-pppoe is a userspace PPPoE client mainly used with ADSL connections
which require PPP. Versions prior to 2.5 have a security problem that,
when exploited, causes the connection to be dropped. If rp-pppoe
receives a crafted TCP segment with an option where the option-length
field is zero (illegal), the program would enter an infinite loop and
the connection would time-out and be dropped. This is only possible if
the user uses the 'Clamp MSS' option.
Update the affected rp-pppoe package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0