Oracle Linux 7 : quagga (ELSA-2018-0377)

High Nessus Plugin ID 107079


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:0377 :

An update for quagga is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The quagga packages contain Quagga, the free network-routing software suite that manages TCP/IP based protocols. Quagga supports the BGP4, BGP4+, OSPFv2, OSPFv3, RIPv1, RIPv2, and RIPng protocols, and is intended to be used as a Route Server and Route Reflector.

Security Fix(es) :

* quagga: Double free vulnerability in bgpd when processing certain forms of UPDATE message allowing to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code (CVE-2018-5379)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the Quagga project for reporting this issue.


Update the affected quagga packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 107079

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-0377.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/01

Updated: 2018/03/19

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:oracle:linux:quagga, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:quagga-contrib, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:quagga-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5379

RHSA: 2018:0377