USN-3810-1: ppp vulnerability
6 November 2018
ppp could be made to crash or bypass authentication if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- ppp - Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Ivan 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 authentication.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.