SuSE 11.1 Security Update : quagga (SAT Patch Number 4023)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 53254


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


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)


Apply SAT patch number 4023.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53254

File Name: suse_11_quagga-110224.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/1/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:quagga, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/24/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1674, CVE-2010-1675