[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201412-19 ] PPP: Information disclosure

Fabricante: Gentoo
Fecha: 13/12/2014
Identificador: GLSA 201412-19
[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201412-19 ] PPP: Information disclosure
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201412-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: PPP: Information disclosure Date: December 13, 2014 Bugs: #519650 ID: 201412-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== An integer overflow in PPP might allow local attackers to obtain sensitive information. Background ========== PPP is a Unix implementation of the Point-to-Point Protocol. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-dialup/ppp < 2.4.7 >= 2.4.7 Description =========== Integer overflow is discovered in the getword function in options.c in PPP. Impact ====== A local attacker could execute process with extremely long options list, possibly obtaining sensitive information. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All PPP users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dialup/ppp-2.4.7" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2014-3158 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-3158 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-19.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5