Amazon Linux AMI : quagga Denial of Service (ALAS-2014-279)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

The bgp_attr_unknown function in bgp_attr.c in Quagga 0.99.21 does not
properly initialize the total variable, which allows remote attackers
to cause a denial of service (bgpd crash) via a crafted BGP update.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3a725bdd

Solution :

Run 'yum update quagga' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72297 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6051