Public Date:
1211293: CVE-2015-3310 ppp: buffer overflow in radius plug-in's rc_mksid()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the rc_mksid function in plugins/radius/util.c in Paul's PPP Package (ppp) 2.4.6 and earlier, when the PID for pppd is greater than 65535, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a start accounting message to the RADIUS server.

Find out more about CVE-2015-3310 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ppp Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ppp Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ppp Will not fix
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