[ALSA-2020:0633] Important: ppp security update
Type:
security
Severity:
important
Release date:
2020-02-27
Description:
The ppp packages contain the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) 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 Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other organization over a modem and phone line. Security Fix(es): * ppp: Buffer overflow in the eap_request and eap_response functions in eap.c (CVE-2020-8597) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
References:
Updated packages:
  • ppp-2.4.7-26.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
  • ppp-2.4.7-26.el8_1.i686.rpm
  • ppp-devel-2.4.7-26.el8_1.i686.rpm
  • ppp-devel-2.4.7-26.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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