Huawei EulerOS: Security Advisory for ppp (EulerOS-SA-2019-2652)

Published: 2020-01-23 13:12:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the Huawei EulerOS 'ppp' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the EulerOS-SA-2019-2652 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
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.'(CVE-2014-3158)

Affected Versions:
'ppp' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Huawei EulerOS V2.0SP3.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-3158

References:

https://developer.huaweicloud.com/ict/en/site-euleros/euleros/security-advisories/EulerOS-SA-2019-2652

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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