CVE-2017-5495

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-01-23
CWE:
CWE-770
Bugzilla:
1416013: CVE-2017-5495 quagga: Telnet interface input buffer allocates unbounded amounts of memory
A denial of service flaw affecting various daemons in Quagga was found. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause the various Quagga daemons, which expose their telnet interface, to crash.

Find out more about CVE-2017-5495 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (quagga) RHSA-2017:0794 2017-03-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 quagga Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 quagga Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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