Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : quagga vulnerability (USN-3110-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 94288
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionDavid Lamparter discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled certain IPv6 router advertisements. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected quagga package.