Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : quagga vulnerability (USN-775-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the BGP service in Quagga did not correctly
handle certain AS paths containing 4-byte ASNs. An authenticated
remote attacker could exploit this flaw to 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 : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38758 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1572