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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-1245: quagga Buffer Overflow in IPv6 RA handling

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-1245: quagga Buffer Overflow in IPv6 RA handling

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/22/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
06/15/2018

Description

It was discovered that the zebra daemon in Quagga before 1.0.20161017 suffered from a stack-based buffer overflow when processing IPv6 Neighbor Discovery messages. The root cause was relying on BUFSIZ to be compatible with a message size; however, BUFSIZ is system-dependent.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-quagga

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