Quagga < 0.98.7 / 0.99.7 BGPD Denial of Service Vulnerability

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59794
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VPR Score: 2.7


The remote service may be affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Quagga's BGP daemon listening on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability. The issue can be triggered by a specially crafted UPDATE message from an explicitly configured BGP peer.


Upgrade to version 0.98.7 / 0.99.7 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59794

File Name: quagga_0_99_7.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

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 2.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2007-1995

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:quagga:quagga

Required KB Items: Quagga/Installed, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/29/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/9/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1995

BID: 23417

CWE: 20