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USN-6482-1: Quagga vulnerabilities

15 November 2023

Quagga could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

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Releases

Packages

  • quagga - BGP/OSPF/RIP routing daemon

Details

It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled certain BGP messages. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Quagga to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

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Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5685-1: frr-rpki-rtrlib, frr-pythontools, frr-snmp, frr, frr-doc
  • USN-6481-1: frr-rpki-rtrlib, frr-pythontools, frr-snmp, frr, frr-doc