USN-459-2: pptpd regression
21 May 2007
USN-459-1 fixed vulnerabilities in pptpd. However, a portion of the fix
caused a regression in session establishment under Dapper for certain
PPTP clients. This update fixes the problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
A flaw was discovered in the PPTP tunnel server. Remote attackers could
send a specially crafted packet and disrupt established PPTP tunnels,
leading to a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the