Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : quagga vulnerabilities (USN-1027-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled certain Outbound
Route Filtering (ORF) records. A remote authenticated attacker could
use this flaw to cause a denial of service or potentially execute
arbitrary code. The default compiler options for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and
later should reduce the vulnerability to a denial of service.
(CVE-2010-2948)

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly parsed certain AS paths. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Quagga to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2949).

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51074 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42635
42642

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2948
CVE-2010-2949