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From: Perry E. Metzger (perrypiermont.com)
Date: Tue Aug 26 2008 - 09:47:42 CDT
NetBSD Security-Officer <security-officernetbsd.org> writes:
> Solutions and Workarounds
> The pseudo-device pppoe is present in GENERIC kernels. The system must
> be configured with a pppoe(4) instance.
> For all NetBSD versions, you need to obtain fixed kernel sources,
> rebuild and install the new kernel, and reboot the system.
This text is ambiguous -- a naive reader might not understand that if
there are no pppoe instances the kernel cannot be attacked.
Perry E. Metzger perrypiermont.com