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1542990: CVE-2018-5380 quagga: bgpd can overrun internal BGP code-to-string conversion tables potentially allowing crash
A vulnerability was found in Quagga, in the log formatting code. Specially crafted messages sent by BGP peers could cause Quagga to read one element past the end of certain static arrays, causing arbitrary binary data to appear in the logs or potentially, a crash.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5380 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Product Security has given this vulnerability a rating of Low. We believe the potential for a crash on supported architectures is very small.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 4.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 quagga Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 quagga Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 quagga Will not fix


Red Hat would like to thank the Quagga project for reporting this issue.

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