Debian DSA-2497-1 : quagga - denial of service

low Nessus Plugin ID 59775


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


It was discovered that Quagga, a routing daemon, contains a vulnerability in processing the ORF capability in BGP OPEN messages. A malformed OPEN message from a previously configured BGP peer could cause bgpd to crash, causing a denial of service.


Upgrade the quagga packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 59775

File Name: debian_DSA-2497.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/29/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.9

Temporal Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:quagga, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/20/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1820

BID: 53775

DSA: 2497