Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : quagga vulnerabilities (USN-2941-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 90188
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionKostya Kortchinsky discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled certain route data when configured with BGP peers enabled for VPNv4. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-2342)
It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled messages with a large LSA when used in certain configurations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2013-2236).
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SolutionUpdate the affected quagga package.