Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : ppp vulnerability (USN-3810-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118796
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIvan Gotovchits discovered that ppp incorrectly handled the EAP-TLS
protocol. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ppp to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly bypass
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
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without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected ppp package.