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[DSA557] DSA-557-1 rp-pppoe

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-557-1 rp-pppoe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Max Vozeler discovered a vulnerability in pppoe, the PPP over Ethernet
driver from Roaring Penguin. When the program is running setuid root
(which is not the case in a default Debian installation), a possible hacker
could overwrite any file on the file system.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.3-1.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your pppoe package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-557
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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