Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : quagga vulnerability (USN-461-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Quagga did not correctly verify length
information sent from configured peers. Remote malicious peers could
send a specially crafted UPDATE message which would cause bgpd to
abort, leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected quagga and / or quagga-doc packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28061 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1995