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CVE-2012-1820

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-06-03
Bugzilla: 817580: CVE-2012-1820 quagga (bgpd): Assertion failure by processing BGP OPEN message with malformed ORF capability TLV (VU#962587)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The bgp_capability_orf function in bgpd in Quagga 0.99.20.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) by leveraging a BGP peering relationship and sending a malformed Outbound Route Filtering (ORF) capability TLV in an OPEN message.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1820 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.9
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Medium
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 6 (quagga) RHSA-2012:1259 September 12, 2012

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the CERT/CC for reporting this issue. The CERT/CC acknowledges Denis Ovsienko as the original reporter.

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