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USN-6323-1: FRR vulnerability

31 August 2023

FRR could be made to close sessions if it received speacially crafted network traffic.

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Releases

Packages

  • frr - FRRouting suite of internet protocols

Details

Ben Cartwright-Cox discovered that FRR did not handle RFC 7606
attributes properly. A remote attacker could possibly use this to
cause denial of service.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 22.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6136-1: frr-snmp, frr, frr-doc, frr-pythontools, frr-rpki-rtrlib