SuSE9 Security Update : quagga (YOU Patch Number 12685)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 53250


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This security update of quagga fixes :

- Direct BGP peers can send malformed extended communities which lead to a NULL pointer dereference.

- A malformed AS_PATHLIMIT path attribute will cause a session reset in Quagga. This malformed package is forwarded by other routers and can be used to take 'all' Quagga routers off the Internet with one single announcement. (feature removed). (CVE-2010-1675)

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.4 (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P):
Buffer Errors (CWE-119). (CVE-2010-2948)

- CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.8 (AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P).


Apply YOU patch number 12685.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53250

File Name: suse9_12685.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/1/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/28/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1674, CVE-2010-1675, CVE-2010-2948, CVE-2010-2949

CWE: 119