EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : ppp (EulerOS-SA-2019-2183)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 130645
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the ppp package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- The ppp package contains the PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol) daemon and documentation for PPP support. The PPP protocol provides a method for transmitting datagrams over serial point-to-point links. PPP is usually used to dial in to an ISP (Internet Service Provider) or other organization over a modem and phone line.Security Fix(es):Buffer overflow in the rc_mksid function in plugins/radius/util.c in Paul's PPP Package (ppp) 2.4.6 and earlier, when the PID for pppd is greater than 65535, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a start accounting message to the RADIUS server.(CVE-2015-3310)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected ppp package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b2820248

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130645

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-2183.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 11/8/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ppp, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/28/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3310

BID: 74163