Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : quagga vulnerabilities (USN-1441-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59107

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled Link State Update messages with invalid lengths. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2012-0249, CVE-2012-0250)

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled messages with a malformed Four-octet AS Number Capability. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2012-0255).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected quagga package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1441-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59107

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1441-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/16/2012

Updated: 9/19/2019

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:quagga, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/15/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/5/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0249, CVE-2012-0250, CVE-2012-0255

BID: 52531

USN: 1441-1