GLSA-200705-05 : Quagga: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200705-05
(Quagga: Denial of Service)

The Quagga development team reported a vulnerability in the BGP routing
deamon when processing NLRI attributes inside UPDATE messages.

Impact :

A malicious peer inside a BGP area could send a specially crafted
packet to a Quagga instance, possibly resulting in a crash of the
Quagga daemon.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200705-05

Solution :

All Quagga users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/quagga-0.98.6-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25155 (gentoo_GLSA-200705-05.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 23417

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1995