Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : quagga (MDVSA-2013:254)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 70521


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated quagga packages fix security vulnerability :

Remotely exploitable buffer overflow in ospf_api.c and ospfclient.c when processing LSA messages in quagga before (CVE-2013-2236).

Note: We have worked around this vulnerability by disabling the ospf_api and ospfclient features, which did not provide useful functionality.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 70521

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-254.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/10/20

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64quagga-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64quagga0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:quagga, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:quagga-contrib, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2236

BID: 60955

MDVSA: 2013:254