Security update for ppp

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ppp
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0489-1
Rating: important
References: #1162610
Cross-References:CVE-2020-8597
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for ppp fixes the following security issue:

  • CVE-2020-8597: Fixed a buffer overflow in the eap_request and eap_response functions (bsc#1162610).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-489=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2020-489=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2020-489=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2020-489=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (noarch):
    • ppp-modem-2.4.7-5.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (noarch):
    • ppp-modem-2.4.7-5.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ppp-2.4.7-5.3.1
    • ppp-debuginfo-2.4.7-5.3.1
    • ppp-debugsource-2.4.7-5.3.1
    • ppp-devel-2.4.7-5.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ppp-2.4.7-5.3.1
    • ppp-debuginfo-2.4.7-5.3.1
    • ppp-debugsource-2.4.7-5.3.1
    • ppp-devel-2.4.7-5.3.1

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