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Recommended bugfix for PPP

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(Last modified: 16JAN2002)


solutions Recommended bugfix for PPP SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (6d684290a544bc52368853923033be01)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN

Package: n1/ppp
Release: 20020116
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This update should be installed if PPP is used.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The passwordfd plugin for the ppp daemon is faulty. The list of possible command line parameters is not properly terminated, resulting in a crash or lockup of pppd on dial-in.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh ppp.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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