USN-1027-1: Quagga vulnerabilities

07 December 2010

quagga vulnerabilities

Packages

  • quagga -

Details

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled certain Outbound Route
Filtering (ORF) records. A remote authenticated attacker could use this
flaw to cause a denial of service or potentially execute arbitrary code.
The default compiler options for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and later should reduce
the vulnerability to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2948)

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly parsed certain AS paths. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2010-2949)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 9.10
Ubuntu 8.04
Ubuntu 6.06
Ubuntu 10.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.