Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ppp (MDVSA-2015:222)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83246

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated ppp packages fix security vulnerability :

Emanuele Rocca discovered that ppp was subject to a buffer overflow when communicating with a RADIUS server. This would allow unauthenticated users to cause a denial-of-service by crashing the daemon (CVE-2015-3310).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0173.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83246

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-222.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/05

Modified: 2015/05/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ppp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ppp-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ppp-dhcp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ppp-pppoatm, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ppp-pppoe, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ppp-radius, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3310

MDVSA: 2015:222