GLSA-201202-02 : Quagga: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201202-02
(Quagga: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Quagga. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A BGP peer could send a Route-Refresh message with specially crafted ORF
record, which can cause Quagga's bgpd to crash or possibly execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Quagga's bgpd
BGP update AS path request with unknown AS type, or malformed
AS-Pathlimit or Extended-Community attributes could lead to Denial of
Service (daemon crash), an error in bgpd when handling AS_PATH attributes
within UPDATE messages can
be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow resulting in a crash
of the
daemon and disruption of IPv4 routing, two errors in ospf6d and ospfd can
each be exploited to crash the daemon and disrupt IP routing.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Quagga users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/quagga-0.99.20'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58081 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1674