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1542992: CVE-2018-5381 quagga: Infinite loop issue triggered by invalid OPEN message allows denial-of-service
An infinite loop vulnerability was discovered in Quagga. A BGP peer could send specially crafted packets that would cause the daemon to enter an infinite loop, denying service and consuming CPU until it is restarted.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5381 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

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

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

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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