Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : quagga vulnerabilities (USN-3102-1)

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 :

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled dumping data. A
remote attacker could possibly use a large BGP packet to cause Quagga
to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-4049)

It was discovered that the Quagga package incorrectly set permissions
on the configuration directory. A local user could use this issue to
possibly obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2016-4036).

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 :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94068 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4036
CVE-2016-4049

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