RHSA-2020:0634 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Important
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Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
An update for ppp is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Update Services for SAP Solutions.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The ppp packages contain the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) daemon and documentation for PPP support. The PPP protocol provides a method for transmitting datagrams over serial point-to-point links. PPP is usually used to dial in to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other organization over a modem and phone line.
- ppp: Buffer overflow in the eap_request and eap_response functions in eap.c (CVE-2020-8597)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for Power LE - Update Services for SAP Solutions 8.0 ppc64le
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Update Services for SAP Solutions 8.0 x86_64
- BZ - 1800727 - CVE-2020-8597 ppp: Buffer overflow in the eap_request and eap_response functions in eap.c
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for Power LE - Update Services for SAP Solutions 8.0
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Update Services for SAP Solutions 8.0