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<glsa id="200705-18">
<title>PPTPD: Denial of Service attack</title>
<synopsis>
A vulnerability has been reported in PPTPD which could lead to a Denial of
Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">pptpd</product>
<announced>May 20, 2007</announced>
<revised>May 20, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>176936</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-dialup/pptpd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.3.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.3.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
PPTPD is a Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol Daemon for Linux.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
James Cameron from HP has reported a vulnerability in PPTPD caused by
malformed GRE packets.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a Denial of
Service on the PPTPD connection.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All PPTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-dialup/pptpd-1.3.4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0244">CVE-2007-0244</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 11 May 2007 07:06:10 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 11 May 2007 07:14:40 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 14 May 2007 17:58:13 +0000">
dizzutch
</metadata>
</glsa>