Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ppp (MDVSA-2014:178)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated ppp packages fix security vulnerability :

A vulnerability in ppp before 2.4.7 may enable an unprivileged
attacker to access privileged options (CVE-2014-3158).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0368.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77657 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69399

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3158

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