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PPTP overflow

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Gain a shell remotely

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

16 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote PPTP server has remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The problem occurs due to insufficient sanity checks when referencing user-supplied input used in various calculations. As a result, it may be possible for an attacker to trigger a condition where sensitive memory can be corrupted.

Solution

Solution

The vendor has released updated releases of PPTP server which address this issue. Users are advised to upgrade as soon as possible.

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