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USN-6794-1: FRR vulnerabilities

28 May 2024

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 malformed BGP and
OSPF packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause FRR to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 24.04
Ubuntu 23.10
Ubuntu 22.04

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

Related notices

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