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RHSA-2003:315: quagga security update

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RHSA-2003:315: quagga security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/15/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated Quagga packages that close a locally-exploitable denial of service vulnerability are now available.

Quagga is an open source implementation of TCP/IP routing software. Herbert Xu reported that Quagga can accept spoofed messages sent on the kernel netlink interface by other users on the local machine. This could lead to a local denial of service attack. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0858 to this issue. Users of Quagga should upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain a patch that checks that netlink messages actually came from the kernel. This erratum also includes quagga-devel and quagga-contrib packages which were not originally shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-quagga
  • redhat-upgrade-quagga-contrib
  • redhat-upgrade-quagga-devel

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