GLSA-200705-05 : Quagga: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25155
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200705-05 (Quagga: Denial of Service)
The Quagga development team reported a vulnerability in the BGP routing deamon when processing NLRI attributes inside UPDATE messages.
A malicious peer inside a BGP area could send a specially crafted packet to a Quagga instance, possibly resulting in a crash of the Quagga daemon.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Quagga users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/quagga-0.98.6-r2'