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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0255

Original release date: 04/05/2012
Last revised: 01/03/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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).

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-5352
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-5411
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-5436
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48949
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#551715
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1259

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