|Bugzilla:||802781: CVE-2012-0255 quagga (bgpd): Assertion failure by processing malformed AS4 capability in BGP OPEN message|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The BGP implementation in bgpd in Quagga before 0.99.20.1 does not properly use message buffers for OPEN messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a message associated with a malformed Four-octet AS Number Capability (aka AS4 capability).
CVSS v2 metrics
|Access Vector:||Adjacent Network|
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Red Hat security errata
|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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