Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1152-1 quagga -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Oct 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 879474.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-16227.
More information:

It was discovered that the bgpd daemon in the Quagga routing suite does not properly calculate the length of multi-segment AS_PATH UPDATE messages, causing bgpd to drop a session and potentially resulting in loss of network connectivity.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version quagga_0.99.22.4-1+wheezy3+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your quagga packages.

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