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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the Quagga
bgpd daemon processed certain BGP Route Refresh (RR) messages. A
configured BGP peer could send a specially crafted BGP message,
causing bgpd on a target system to crash or, possibly, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running bgpd.
Note: On Scientific Linux 6 it is not possible to exploit
CVE-2010-2948 to run arbitrary code as the overflow is blocked by
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Quagga bgpd
daemon parsed the paths of autonomous systems (AS). A configured BGP
peer could crash bgpd on a target system via a specially crafted BGP
After installing the updated packages, the bgpd daemon must be
restarted for the update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected quagga, quagga-contrib and / or quagga-devel
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60914 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2948CVE-2010-2949
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