|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2003:305|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
Zebra an open source implementation of TCP/IP routing software.
Jonny Robertson reported that Zebra can be remotely crashed if a Zebra
password has been enabled and a remote attacker can connect to the Zebra
telnet management port. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2003-0795 to this issue.
Herbert Xu reported that Zebra can accept spoofed messages sent on the
kernel netlink interface by other users on the local machine. This could
lead to a local denial of service attack. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2003-0858 to
Users of Zebra should upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain
a patch preventing Zebra from crashing when it receives a telnet option
delimiter without any option data, and a patch that checks that netlink
messages actually came from the kernel.
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date
Risk factor : Medium
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0795|
Bugtraq: 20031114 Quagga remote vulnerability (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-415 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0858
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