Debian Security Advisory

DLA-205-1 ppp -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Apr 2015
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 782450.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-3310.
More information:

Emanuele Rocca discovered that ppp, a daemon implementing the Point-to-Point Protocol, was subject to a buffer overflow when communicating with a RADIUS server. This would allow unauthenticated users to cause a denial-of-service by crashing the daemon.