Debian: DSA-2497-1: quagga security update

    Date20 Jun 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that Quagga, a routing daemon, contains a vulnerability in processing the ORF capability in BGP OPEN messages. A malformed OPEN message from a previously configured BGP peer could cause bgpd to crash, causing a denial of service.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2497-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    June 20, 2012                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : quagga
    Vulnerability  : denial of service
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1820
    Debian Bug     : 676510
    
    It was discovered that Quagga, a routing daemon, contains a
    vulnerability in processing the ORF capability in BGP OPEN messages.
    A malformed OPEN message from a previously configured BGP peer could
    cause bgpd to crash, causing a denial of service.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.99.20.1-0+squeeze3.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.99.21-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your quagga packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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