SUSE SLES15 / openSUSE 15 Security Update : frr (SUSE-SU-2023:4473-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 185976



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote openSUSE 15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2023:4473-1 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in FRRouting FRR through 9.0.1. It mishandles malformed MP_REACH_NLRI data, leading to a crash. (CVE-2023-46752)

- An issue was discovered in FRRouting FRR through 9.0.1. A crash can occur for a crafted BGP UPDATE message without mandatory attributes, e.g., one with only an unknown transit attribute. (CVE-2023-46753)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 185976

File Name: suse_SU-2023-4473-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/17/2023

Updated: 11/18/2023

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-46753


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:frr, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:frr-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfrr0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfrr_pb0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfrrcares0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfrrfpm_pb0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfrrospfapiclient0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfrrsnmp0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfrrzmq0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmlag_pb0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/17/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/26/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-46752, CVE-2023-46753

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2023:4473-1