Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3110-1
25th October, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Quagga could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- quagga – BGP/OSPF/RIP routing daemon
David Lamparter discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled certain IPv6
router advertisements. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 16.10:
- quagga 1.0.20160315-2ubuntu0.1
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
- quagga 0.99.24.1-2ubuntu1.2
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
- quagga 0.99.22.4-3ubuntu1.3
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
- quagga 0.99.20.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.6
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart Quagga to make all the
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