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<glsa id="201412-19">
<title>PPP: Information disclosure</title>
<synopsis>An integer overflow in PPP might allow local attackers to obtain
sensitive information.
<product type="ebuild">ppp</product>
<announced>December 13, 2014</announced>
<revised>December 13, 2014: 2</revised>
<package name="net-dialup/ppp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.4.7 </unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.4.7 </vulnerable>
<p>PPP is a Unix implementation of the Point-to-Point Protocol</p>
<p>Integer overflow is discovered in the getword function in options.c in
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker could execute process with extremely long options list,
possibly obtaining sensitive information.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All PPP users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-dialup/ppp-2.4.7"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-3158</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:14:30 +0000">K_F</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:01:42 +0000">