|Bugzilla:||802829: CVE-2012-0250 quagga (ospfd): Crash by processing LS-Update OSPF packet due improper length check of the Network-LSA structures|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Buffer overflow in the OSPFv2 implementation in ospfd in Quagga before 0.99.20.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a Link State Update (aka LS Update) packet containing a network-LSA link-state advertisement for which the data-structure length is smaller than the value in the Length header field.
CVSS v2 metrics
|Access Vector:||Adjacent Network|
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (quagga)||RHSA-2012:1258||September 12, 2012|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (quagga)||RHSA-2012:1259||September 12, 2012|
Red Hat would like to thank the CERT/CC for reporting this issue. The CERT/CC acknowledges Martin Winter at OpenSourceRouting.org as the original reporter.
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