Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : quagga vulnerabilities (USN-2941-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Kostya Kortchinsky discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled certain
route data when configured with BGP peers enabled for VPNv4. A remote
attacker could use this issue to cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-2342)

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled messages with a
large LSA when used in certain configurations. A remote attacker could
use this issue to cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a denial of
service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2013-2236).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected quagga package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90188 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2236
CVE-2016-2342

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