A vulnerability has been reported in PPTPD which could lead to a Denial of Service.
|Package||net-dialup/pptpd on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.3.4|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.3.4|
PPTPD is a Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol Daemon for Linux.
James Cameron from HP has reported a vulnerability in PPTPD caused by malformed GRE packets.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a Denial of Service on the PPTPD connection.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PPTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dialup/pptpd-1.3.4"
May 20, 2007
May 20, 2007: 01