openSUSE Security Update : quagga (openSUSE-SU-2011:0274-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 53796

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This security update of quagga fixes :

- CVE-2010-1674: Direct BGP peers can send malformed extended communities which lead to a NULL pointer dereference.

- CVE-2010-1675: 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.

Solution

Update the affected quagga packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=654270

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-04/msg00000.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53796

File Name: suse_11_2_quagga-110331.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/5/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quagga, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quagga-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/31/2011

Reference Information

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