Bug 151240 - CAN-2005-0384 pppd remote DoS
Summary: CAN-2005-0384 pppd remote DoS
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: impact=important,source=vendorsec,rep...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-03-16 11:05 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:17 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-04-19 18:52:25 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Proposed patch from Paul Mackerras @IBM (481 bytes, patch)
2005-03-16 11:05 UTC, Mark J. Cox
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:366 high SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2005-04-19 04:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2005-03-16 11:05:10 UTC
Ben Martel and Stephen Blackheath discovered a DoS attack that a client of pppd
can make that can hang the server machine.  The bug is in the Linux kernel 2.6
(tested on 2.6.9), but it looks like it also exists in the 2.4 series.

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2005-03-16 11:05:11 UTC
Created attachment 112045 [details]
Proposed patch from Paul Mackerras @IBM

Comment 4 Josh Bressers 2005-04-19 18:52:25 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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