SuSE 11.1 Security Update : quagga (SAT Patch Number 4023)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

This security update of quagga fixes :

- Direct BGP peers can send malformed extended communities
which lead to a NULL pointer dereference.
(CVE-2010-1674)

- A malformed AS_PATHLIMIT path attribute will cause a
session reset in Quagga. This malformed package is
forwarded by other routers and can be used to take 'all'
Quagga routers off the Internet with one single
announcement. (feature removed). (CVE-2010-1675)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=654270
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1674.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1675.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4023.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53254 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1674
CVE-2010-1675