openSUSE Security Update : quagga (openSUSE-SU-2011:0274-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This security update of quagga fixes :

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

- CVE-2010-1675: 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.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-04/msg00000.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=654270

Solution :

Update the affected quagga packages.

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: 75722 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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