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USN-6432-1: Quagga vulnerabilities

17 October 2023

Several security issues were fixed in Quagga.

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Releases

Packages

  • quagga - BGP/OSPF/RIP routing daemon

Details

It was discovered that the Quagga BGP daemon did not properly check the
attribute length in NRLI. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2023-41358)

It was discovered that the Quagga BGP daemon did not properly manage memory
when reading initial bytes of ORF header. A remote attacker could possibly
use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2023-41360)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

After a standard system update you need to restart Quagga to make
all the necessary changes.

Related notices

  • USN-6436-1: frr, frr-pythontools, frr-rpki-rtrlib, frr-doc, frr-snmp