Quagga < 0.98.6 / 0.99.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59793
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The remote service may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Quagga listening on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An information disclosure vulnerability in RIPD can be triggered by a REQUEST packet, such as SEND UPDATE, on hosts that disable RIPv1 or require plaintext or MD5 authentication. (CVE-2006-2223)

- An authentication bypass vulnerability in RIPD may allow unauthenticated, remote attackers to modify routing state via RIPv1 RESPONSE packets. (CVE-2006-2224)

- A denial of service vulnerability in Zebra can be triggered by a certain BGP command. (CVE-2006-2276)


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59793

File Name: quagga_0_99_4.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 6/29/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: quagga_zebra_detect.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2006-2224


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:quagga:quagga

Required KB Items: Quagga/Installed, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/30/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/3/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2223, CVE-2006-2224, CVE-2006-2276

BID: 17808, 17979