CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2011-03-21
Bugzilla: 654603: CVE-2010-1674 quagga: DoS (crash) by processing malformed extended community attribute in a route


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The extended-community parser in bgpd in Quagga before 0.99.18 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a malformed Extended Communities attribute.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1674 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


Vulnerable. This issue affects quagga packages in Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 4 and 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue
as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.8
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (quagga) RHSA-2012:1258 September 12, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (quagga) RHSA-2011:0406 March 31, 2011

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