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LIN6-8893 : Security Advisory - ppp - CVE-2014-3158

Created: Dec 1, 2014    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Dec 23, 2014
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


Integer overflow in the getword function in options.c in pppd in Paul's PPP Package (ppp) before 2.4.7 allows attackers to access privileged options via a long word in an options file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow that [corrupts] security-relevant variables.

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