Amazon Linux AMI : quagga Denial of Service (ALAS-2012-70)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Buffer overflow in the OSPFv2 implementation in ospfd in Quagga before
0.99.20.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon
crash) via a Link State Update (aka LS Update) packet containing a
network-LSA link-state advertisement for which the data-structure
length is smaller than the value in the Length header field.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?06f6aa3b

Solution :

Run 'yum update quagga' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69677 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0250