USN-4288-1: ppp vulnerability
20 February 2020
ppp could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- ppp - Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
It was discovered that ppp incorrectly handled certain rhostname values. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause ppp to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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.
- USN-4288-2: ppp, ppp-dev, ppp-udeb