ppp

Description:Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
License: BSD, GPL-2
Homepage:https://ppp.samba.org/
Location:Portage
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  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 m68k mips ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86
2.4.8 diff ~ + + + + - ~ + + ~ - + +
2.4.7-r7 ~ + + + + - ~ + + ~ - + +

USE flags

  • activefilter - Enables active filter support
  • atm - Enables ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) protocol support
  • dhcp - Installs PPP DHCP client plugin for IP address allocation by a DHCP server (see http://www.netservers.co.uk/gpl/)
  • eap-tls - Enables support for Extensible Authentication Protocol and Transport Level Security (see http://www.nikhef.nl/~janjust/ppp/index.html)
  • gtk - Installs GTK+ password prompting program that can be used by passprompt.so PPP plugin for reading the password from a X11 input terminal
  • ipv6 - Enables support for IP version 6
  • kernel_linux - KERNEL setting for system using the Linux kernel
  • libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
  • pam - Add support for PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) - DANGEROUS to arbitrarily flip
  • radius - Enables RADIUS support

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
14 days high PPP: Buffer overflow
about 3 years normal PPP: Buffer overflow
over 5 years normal PPP: Information disclosure

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