FreeBSD : quagga -- several security issues (e15a22ce-f16f-446b-9ca7-6859350c2e75)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106859


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Quagga reports :

The Quagga BGP daemon, bgpd, does not properly bounds check the data sent with a NOTIFY to a peer, if an attribute length is invalid.
Arbitrary data from the bgpd process may be sent over the network to a peer and/or it may crash.

The Quagga BGP daemon, bgpd, can double-free memory when processing certain forms of UPDATE message, containing cluster-list and/or unknown attributes.

The Quagga BGP daemon, bgpd, can overrun internal BGP code-to-string conversion tables used for debug by 1 pointer value, based on input.

The Quagga BGP daemon, bgpd, can enter an infinite loop if sent an invalid OPEN message by a configured peer.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106859

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e15a22cef16f446b9ca76859350c2e75.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/16

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:quagga, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5378, CVE-2018-5379, CVE-2018-5380, CVE-2018-5381