Bug 151240 - CAN-2005-0384 pppd remote DoS
CAN-2005-0384 pppd remote DoS
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
4.0
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
impact=important,source=vendorsec,rep...
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Reported: 2005-03-16 06:05 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:17 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-19 14:52:25 EDT
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Proposed patch from Paul Mackerras @IBM (481 bytes, patch)
2005-03-16 06:05 EST, Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-03-16 06:05:10 EST
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 (Product Security) 2005-03-16 06:05:11 EST
Created attachment 112045 [details]
Proposed patch from Paul Mackerras @IBM
Comment 4 Josh Bressers 2005-04-19 14:52:25 EDT
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.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-366.html

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