Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : quagga vulnerability (USN-1605-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled certain malformed
messages. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Quagga to
crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected quagga package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62512 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53775

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1820