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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1286-1] quagga security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Quagga, a routing daemon. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues: CVE-2018-5378 It was discovered that the Quagga BGP daemon, bgpd, does not properly bounds check data sent with a NOTIFY to a peer, if an attribute length is invalid. A configured BGP peer can take advantage of this bug to read memory from the bgpd process or cause a denial of service (daemon crash).

Affected Software

Affected Software

quagga on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 0.99.22.4-1+wheezy3+deb7u3. We recommend that you upgrade your quagga packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)