Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Quick Search: in
[ GLSA 200705-05 ] Quagga: Denial of Service
View unanswered posts
View posts from last 24 hours

 
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
GLSA
Veteran
Veteran


Joined: 12 May 2004
Posts: 1471

PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2007 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200705-05 ] Quagga: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Quagga: Denial of Service (GLSA 200705-05)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 02, 2007
Bug(s): #174206
ID: 200705-05

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been discovered in Quagga allowing for a Denial of Service.

Background

Quagga is a free routing daemon, supporting RIP, OSPF and BGP protocols.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/quagga
Vulnerable: < 0.98.6-r2
Unaffected: >= 0.98.6-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

The Quagga development team reported a vulnerability in the BGP routing deamon when processing NLRI attributes inside UPDATE messages.

Impact

A malicious peer inside a BGP area could send a specially crafted packet to a Quagga instance, possibly resulting in a crash of the Quagga daemon.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Quagga users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/quagga-0.98.6-r2"


References

CVE-2007-1995
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum