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USN-6498-1: FRR vulnerabilities

21 November 2023

Several security issues were fixed in FRR.

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Releases

Packages

  • frr - FRRouting suite of internet protocols

Details

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

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 23.10
Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 22.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-6807-1: frr-pythontools, frr, frr-doc, frr-rpki-rtrlib, frr-snmp